An Overview of the Intricacies and Multifaceted Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

In the past several weeks there have been numerous stories in the press regarding hacking incidents against major newspapers in the United States that have been attributed to the People’s Republic of China. These incidents follow closely on other reports of hacking incidents against U.S. financial institutions that were attributed to the Islamic Republic of … More An Overview of the Intricacies and Multifaceted Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

An Overview of the Intricacies and Multifaceted Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

An Overview of the Intricacies and Multifaceted Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations Richard Kaplan | Currently in the Middle East | February 07, 2013   In the past several weeks there have been numerous stories in the press regarding hacking incidents against major newspapers in the United States that have been attributed to the People’s … More An Overview of the Intricacies and Multifaceted Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

How 45cents became 1,733,025.71 in Washington State

Today I received a letter from Starbucks.  In itself this wouldn’t have been too odd. But at the top said Settlement Of Class Action Law Suite, yes, that was the odd part. I couldn’t figure out why Starbucks of all companies would be having a class action suit, and I hadn’t heard anything in the … More How 45cents became 1,733,025.71 in Washington State

israel today | Israel News | Congressman says Israel is America’s only true friend – israel today | Israel News

They say that a friend in need is a friend indeed. If that’s the case, then US Congressman Ted Poe (Texas) considers Israel to be America’s only true “friend indeed” in the world today. At a recent House of Representatives session to remember the victims of Hurricane Sandy, Poe noted that of all the nations … More israel today | Israel News | Congressman says Israel is America’s only true friend – israel today | Israel News

IS Twitter enabling the enemy by giving a voice to Hamas? Ted Poe and 6 unnamed republicans think so.

By Michelle Atagana: Managing Ed. | Memeburn – 12 hours ago By giving a voice to Hamas, Twitter is enabling the enemy says congressman It seems Twitter’s ability to give the voiceless a voice is a becoming a real problem and could land in it some trouble if a few Republicans have their way, reports the New York Times. Texas … More IS Twitter enabling the enemy by giving a voice to Hamas? Ted Poe and 6 unnamed republicans think so.

The real moochers are on Wall Street. – Slate Magazine

The real moochers are on Wall Street. – Slate Magazine. yah, and I honestly believe it was much more insideious than that. Those bankers knew what would happen, they saw it happen in Iceland. HOW COUDL THEY NOT know it would happen. So I believe this was exactly what it looks like. They lobbied, we … More The real moochers are on Wall Street. – Slate Magazine

United States Military Preparedness: The Effectiveness of The Defense Sector After January 2013

The Effectiveness of The Defense Sector After January 2013 Editorial by Richard Kaplan | Washington DC | Monday November 19th, 2012 January 2013 will be a critical period for the Department of Defense if the Congress and the White House fail to reach an agreement on future decrements to Government spending to reduce the Nation’s … More United States Military Preparedness: The Effectiveness of The Defense Sector After January 2013

Why Romney Lost His Bid To Become the President of the United States

      Editorial   By Richard Kaplan | Washington DC | Monday November 19th, 2012 Recent news reports have outlined Romney’s discussions with political leaders and others including former President Bill Clinton, asking their views on why he lost the election. On the surface Romney’s attempts in this regard are both sad and pathetic. … More Why Romney Lost His Bid To Become the President of the United States

This Woman Died Because Doctors Refused to Remove fetus even after diagnosis of miscarriage

This woman, an Irish woman was denied the services of terminating her pregnancy even after doctors diagnosed her of presenting with a miscarriage.     irishtimes.com – Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 16:39 Campaigners call for legislation after death of pregnant woman. Campaigners call for legislation after death of pregnant woman Savita Halappanavar, who was found to be … More This Woman Died Because Doctors Refused to Remove fetus even after diagnosis of miscarriage

Countdown to Christmas – 12 New Movies of Christmas | Hallmark Channel

Get the line up of Hallmark Channel’s 12 New Movies of Christmas! Hallmark is one of those channel’s that always makes me feel good. Yes, the movies are predictable. Yes, sometimes they are a lot  like “Leave It To Beaver” or “Mayberry RFD”  but call me an old softy, that’s what I want at the … More Countdown to Christmas – 12 New Movies of Christmas | Hallmark Channel

Petition for Texas to secede from US reaches threshold for White House response

There is virtually one of these for each state in the union on the White House Petitions  Area. I was surprised to see them all and initially thought it was some dissent group which started the whole lot of them. I still believe that to be true.  Watch for Updates, as I research the group who is behind all this. I … More Petition for Texas to secede from US reaches threshold for White House response

BREAKING: Three Bush-Appointed Judges Give Thumbs Up To Voter Disenfranchisement In Ohio

pLate last week, a federal district court ordered Ohio to stop disenfranchising voters who are directed to vote at the wrong polling place due to poll worker error. Earlier today, a severely conservative panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit stayed this order, ruling that Ohio may disenfranchise these voters … More BREAKING: Three Bush-Appointed Judges Give Thumbs Up To Voter Disenfranchisement In Ohio

Foreign Investments: China & US Read it here before you see it on 60 Minutes tonight

Recent Initiatives by the People’s Republic of China to Establish an Expanded Economic Influence Within the Critical National Infrastructure of the United States  Anacortes Wa. |Richard Kaplan | October 7, 2012 In June 2012, the People’s Republic of China held approximately $1.1643 trillion in U.S. Government debt, which was up slightly from the $1.1640 trillion … More Foreign Investments: China & US Read it here before you see it on 60 Minutes tonight