Monthly Archives: September 2010

Its Official – ISA Conference is a Go!

If some of you remember the post from quite a while ago (This One), I submitted, with one of my peers, several paper proposals to the International Studies Association Conference in Montreal. Well, a few months and much waiting later, … Continue reading

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John Stewart and Stephen Colbert Are Coming to DC!

For those few of you which don’t watch TV or get on the internet on a semi-regular basis, John Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced late last week that they would be holding simultaneous, competing rallies in Washington DC, on October … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest Season is Here!

Willkommen zu Oktoberfest. Die Deutsche Beir und Würste Partie. Diese Jahre sind die 200-Jahrjahrestag des Festivals. 6 Million Personen werden nach Deutschland für Bier und Gutzeit haben fahren, das sind vielen Personen, ja? Oktoberfest ins die Stadt München machen, und der Burgermeister … Continue reading

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Welcome to another blogger: Rane Locke

Please welcome another friend of mine into the blog sphere. Corey – a college friend and lawyer in training, is the author or Rane Locke. He is writing about tips to a better life, living as a law student, and … Continue reading

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Ground Zero Mosque, Quran Burning, And Where Our Security Has Gone Astray

Our national discourse has to move away from anger and bumper-sticker slogans and into real respect, the same respect Americans show to Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and any number of other religions and creeds. Only then will we have a real chance and making the world a better place. Continue reading

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Google Has Insta-Search, Bing is Bitter

A few days ago, google rolled out an impressive new technology – instant search, just type your query into the search field and watch the results pop up, in real-time, without hitting enter. The Forbes blog (see article below) interviewed … Continue reading

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Steampunk Horror Show

On the lighter side, I have to give a hat tip to the gentlemen who built this lovely device. In. Their. Garages. The youtube video posted below features a steampunk time machine, handmade, and several very well done sets in … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 5

The final section of the research paper presents the conclusions based on the finding of my research. A follow up post will present opinions on the current and future situation, as described by the research. Conclusions Germany suffers from its … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 4

Part 4 of this essay covers the current relationship between NATO and Russia, with policy input from the German side of affairs. It notes both cooperation and distrust present in the multi-state dialogues going on, and points out high and … Continue reading

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NATO, Germany, Russia, and the Future, Part 3

Section 3 covers the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or the OSCE, and its role in European Security. It is the shortest section of the three but presents an important aspect of the landscape of European security and … Continue reading

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