- James Webb Space Telescope Mirror Seen in Full Bloom
It's springtime and the deployed primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope looks like a spring flower in full bloom. Once launched into space, the Webb telescope’s 18-segmented gold mirror is specially designed to capture infrared light from the first galaxies that formed in the early universe.
Category Archives: Terrorism
As I have commented before, I spend too much of my life traveling commercial air. But, it goes with the job and the job is good. All of the new brouhaha regarding the TSA’s approach to security is very interesting. … Continue reading
27 years ago. Beirut . It was the bloodiest day in the Corps’ history since World War II, when Marines fought to secure Iwo Jima. On October 23 1983, around 6:20 am, a yellow Mercedes-Benz truck drove to Beirut International … Continue reading
A nice little reminder of what you should be doing from the folks down in Austin. This report is republished with permission of STRATFOR How to Respond to Terrorism Threats and Warnings October 7, 2010 STRATFOR Books How to Look … Continue reading
It’s about time that someone remembered that this is the way that you are supposed to deal with pirates, and that The Marines know a little bit about how it is supposed to work. After all, we’ve been fighting pirates … Continue reading
So much of the focus recently has been on Iran’s nuclear program, and threats to close the Straits of Hormuz, that we forget the internal issues that are still in play. Over at the Long War Journal we are finding … Continue reading
An interesting question is raised over at Defensetech.org. Does the 2nd Amendment provide citizens the right to defend themselves against a cyber attack? The 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution is often referred to as the “right to keep and … Continue reading
There has been quite a bit of discussion regarding Sharia Law over the past several years. We have seen Great Britain flirt with offering enclaves where Sharia law would hold sway, complete with court systems. We have see reports of … Continue reading
So Michelle Malkin had good things to say about this book (The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America), in her blog today. Any bets on a sales spike?
A couple of interesting pieces showing up on various sources this week. In the past I have posted about Iran’s continuing thrust into Latin America, and from there the potential for infiltration across our southern border. Douglas Farrah has an … Continue reading