United States

Apr 30, 2013

Is CISPA dead? U.S. spying bill may be back

Catherine Hart
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week. Will the spying bill be killed by the Senate, and what does this mean for online privacy?
Apr 18, 2013

Understanding the current tensions with Korea

In February, North Korea carried out its third nuclear test. UN sanctions and mutual accusations of hacking by North and South Korea followed. And just last week the North moved missiles into place.
Feb 12, 2013

The new war for Afghanistan's oil

The Pentagon recently admitted that Taliban attacks are on the increase in some regions. One of the factors that may be driving this trend is the fight for control of Afghanistan’s oil reserves.
Dec 19, 2012
Handgun deaths

The death of innocents: Murder and guns in the USA

Christopher Majka
With almost 9 guns for every 10 people, USA gun ownership is off the rational scale. Handgun homicides are off the charts. Is there a connection? Will it ever change or will the carnage continue?
Oct 1, 2012

U.S. allies continue to destabilize Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has mineral wealth estimated at $24 trillion. The country has been invaded twice by Rwanda and Uganda who have the international protection of the United States.


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