Associated Press Is Reporting That Iran Will Redesign Its Heavy-Water Plutonium Reactor At Arak In Concession To The West (P5+1) http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com The Associated Press is reporting this evening that “Iran will redesign its Arak heavy-water reactor to limit the amount of plutonium it can produce, according to a statement by Iran’s Vice President said today. […]

http://darussophile.com April 18, 2014 DECONSTRUCTING THE RESULT OF THE FOUR PARTY TALKS By Anatoly Karlin The media refers to the document that emerged out of today’s four party talks as an “agreement”. This is not strictly correct. The text of the document is here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/17/ukraine-diplomats-meet-in-geneva-in-bid-to-ease-crisis-live-coverage?view=desktop#block-5350089ce4b056a9012cda6f As its text makes clear what this document is in […]

The National Interest April 17, 2014 The Deep Policy Failures That Led to Ukraine By Nikolas K. Gvosdev Nikolas K. Gvosdev, a contributing editor at The National Interest, is a professor of national-security studies at the U.S. Naval War College. The views expressed are entirely his own. Now that there’s a crisis in Ukraine, American […]

The Silent Hybrid Motorcycles The Pentagon Will Use For Stealth Raids http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Allen McDuffee had an online article in Friday’s (April 18, 2014) Wired.com with the title above. Mr. McDuffee writes that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is sponsoring a effort to develop a new vehicle to soundlessly race commandos to their missions: […]

The Prize for Fencing Stolen Goods PAUL PILLAR Printer-friendly version Paul R. Pillar | April 17, 2014 http://nationalinterest.org/ blog/paul-pillar/the-prize- fencing-stolen-goods-10263 Prize-awarding committees sometimes use their decisions to make some sort of political or policy statement. The committee that bestows the Nobel Peace Prize seems to have done so with increasing frequency in recent years, giving […]

Excerpt: Mr. Putin immediately tried to put his new guest at ease by suggesting a shared career path. “Mr. Snowden, you are a former agent, a spy,” the Russian president said. “I used to work for an intelligence service. We can talk one professional language.” And with that, the Vlad and Ed Show was on. […]

A production of H-Diplo with the journals Security Studies, International Security, Journal of Strategic Studies, and the International Studies Association’s Security Studies Section (ISSS). http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/ ISSF http://www.issforum.org H-Diplo/ISSF Editors: James McAllister and Diane Labrosse H-Diplo/ISSF Web and Production Editor: George Fujii Commissioned for H-Diplo/ISSF by James McAllister ————– H-Diplo | ISSF Review Essay (No. 22) […]

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