Day: May 10, 2012

U.S. Military Taught Officers: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam Lt. Col. Matthew A. Dooley’s Joint Staff Forces College presentation on “A Counter-Jihad Op Design Model” (.pdf) calls for violent measures in a war against Islam View all The U.S. military taught its future leaders that a “total war” against the world’s 1.4 billion Muslims would be […]

Here’s Over One Hundred Products Made From Child Or Slave Labor (GRAPHIC) Source: Huffington Post It’s hard to believe, but true: Still today, many everyday products from around the globe are the result of child and slave labor, according to a 2011 report from the U.S. Department of Labor Now thanks to an infographic from theNational Post, we can more clearly see the effects: All […]

Projects Are the New Job Interviews (Source: HBR)  MICHAEL SCHRAGE Michael Schrage, a research fellow at MIT Sloan School’s Center for Digital Business, is the author ofSerious Play and the forthcoming Getting Beyond Ideas.   Resumes are dead. Interviews are largely ineffectual. Linked-In is good. Portfolios are useful.   But projects are the real future of hiring, especially […]

Palestinian airline resumes flights

(AFP) / 10 May 2012 Khaleej Times The Palestinian national carrier, grounded since 2005, has resumed operations with flights between Egypt’s El-Arish and Amman, its director general told AFP on Thursday. “We started yesterday from Amman to El-Arish and from El-Arish to Amman,” Palestinian Airlines director general Zeyad Albad said. […]

‘Daddy, help! They’re killing me!’

By Ruben Navarrette Jr., CNN Contributor Editor’s note: Ruben Navarrette Jr. is a contributor and a nationally syndicated columnist. San Diego, California (CNN) — As evidenced by media stories and public awareness campaigns, Americans have resolved to get tough on bullying. In that spirit, it’s time to send a message […]

Prepare for the long haul in Syria

By Michael Young, The Daily Star, Lebanon One thing that the Lebanese can usually do with some precision is predict stalemate. Their own conflict between 1975 and 1990 was one long, debilitating lesson in destructive deadlock. So when those in Beirut look toward Syria today and shake their heads, that’s […]