Israel to Unveil World’s Smallest Missile

Israel’s Rafael Defense Systems will unveil the world’s smallest military missile at the annual Eurosatory “Land and Airland Defense and Security” exhibition in Paris next week, Israel Defense reports. The Mini-Spike electro-optic guided missile is the first missile to implement an anti-personnel precision attack missile. It has range of approximately three quarters of a mile […]

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Aftermath of suicide bombings in Kabul Tuesday

Help Wanted: Al-Qaeda (AQAP) Recruiting “Experienced” Suicide Bombers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has begun posting Internet advertisements offering training for suicide bombers to target the U.S., Israel and France. Volunteers are asked to get in touch via e-mail with details about their own experience and proposed targets, and were posted on a variety of jihadist forums, including al-Fida’a, Shmoukh al-Islam and Honein. […]

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Bernanke’s Message to Congress: Your Turn for Good Economic Policy

The stock market rose Wednesday in anticipation of Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke’s remarks Thursday. Traders sold Treasury bonds and bought stocks, hoping Bernanke would announce a new monetary stimulus. They were sorely disappointed. Speaking to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Bernanke emphasized that the Fed has America’s monetary house in order: Inflation […]

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Warns of Untreatable Strain of Gonorrhoea

The World Health Organization is warning that a new strain of gonorrhoea, a formerly curable sexually-transmitted disease, has appeared and is resistant to the strongest form of antibiotics used to fight to infection. Some 88 million cases of gonorrhorea are reported each year around the world, according to the WHO. The disease is spreading to numerous […]

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Next Stop for Proposition 8: U.S. Supreme Court

It was no surprise today that the most liberal (and most-overturned) federal appeals court in the nation, the Ninth Circuit, refused a request for a rehearing by the entire court of the decision by a three-judge panel that found California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional. This means that the proponents of Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment […]

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Russia Has World’s Largest Nuke Arsenal – 10,000 Warheads

Russia, which is helping Iran develop nuclear power, has more nuclear warheads than any country in the world, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s annual report released Monday. Worldwide, there are an estimated 19,000 nuclear warheads held by eight countries. The list of countries includes Israel, which the Institute estimates has 80 nuclear […]

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