Monthly Archives: January 2009
Jóhanna Siguðardóttir is likely to become Prime Minister of Iceland, heading up a left wing minority government. Iceland’s governing coalition collapsed on Monday. While Iceland isn’t usually paid much heed as it is a rather small country, this would be … Continue reading
Well, it’s good to see that there is some sanity at the high levels in Israel.
I posted an idea to the Obama Transition’s Citizen’s Briefing Book at Change.gov: Encourage the Teaching of Foreign Language in Elementary School. This is an idea that I feel has gotten too little play in the national discourse. We are … Continue reading
The latest diavlog at Bloggingheads.tv is one between David Frum and Amjad Atallah on what United States and International policy toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict should be going forward. Frum approaches the issue largely with a focus on Hamas and desires … Continue reading
The Boston Globe’s Big Picture website continues to churn out interesting photo collections in all their 990 pixel-wide glory. Today, they have a collection of satellite images from various sources within NASA such as this one of algae blooms in … Continue reading
In light of the conflict in Gaza, I decided to make this wallpaper, derived from this photograph of an Israeli flair over Gaza city: For those who are not familiar with Arabic, غزة is how “Gaza” is spelled, or غ-ز-ة … Continue reading