Posts Tagged: Bin

Preventing An “American Hiroshima”

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI recently issued a memo to its state and local law enforcement partners titled “No Specific Threat to American Jewish Community, Despite Recent World Events.” The intelligence document said in part: “We have no specific information that Iran or its surrogates are targeting Jewish organizations, facilities, or personnel in… Read more »

Targeted Killings: What impact will this have on US use-of-force policies.

The killing of Osama Bin Laden underlies the correct use of force against what might be known as a “ticking bomb”. There is no question in anyone’s mind that the perpetrators of 9/11 are guilty of one of the most heinous crimes against humanity, the indiscriminate slaying of 3000 Americans with no provocation other than… Read more »

Muslim reaction to Bin Laden

The Islamic world’s reaction to Bin Laden’s death has been mixed accurately reflecting a Kew Poll several years ago (2009) that measured the attitudes of Muslims to the Al Qaeda leader. In keeping with his own claims that his view was the only view possible for a Muslim, Bin Laden had a great number of… Read more »

Weekly Round-up August 27, 2010

Here are some of the articles we read this week that caught our attention at the IBM Center for the Business of Government. Feel free to send me anything you think we’ve missed! Gadi Ben-Yehuda AP: Blacks and Women Talk and Text More – What does this mean for government outreach efforts that use digital… Read more »