Baltimore Chronicle

Anti-Missile Missiles and the Politics of Fear

  • By
  • William D. Hartung,
  • New America Foundation
September 19, 2009 |

President Obama's sensible decision to pull the plug on the Bush administration's plan put missile defense components in Poland and the Czech Republic has-predictably-drawn howls of protest from Republican critics who argue that it will leave the U.S.

Cyberscares About Cyberwars Equal Cybermoney

  • By
  • Frida Berrigan,
  • New America Foundation
June 9, 2009 |

As though we don't have enough to be afraid of already, what with armed lunatics mowing down military recruiters and doctors, the H1N1 flu virus, the collapse of bee populations, rising sea levels, failed and flailing states, North Korea being North Korea, al-Qaeda wannabes in New York State with terrorist aspirations, and who knows what else -- now cyberjihadis are evidently poised to steal our online identities, hack into our banks, take over our Flickr and Facebook accounts, and create havoc on the World Wide Web.

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