Posts Tagged: Israel

Is Iran Stirring The Pot?

www.homelandsecuritynet.com US counter-terrorism officials say as the anticipation of a confrontation with Tehran over their nuclear program appears to be looming they believe that Iran is now providing “weapons and money” to various groups in an effort “to start as many bush fires as possible” with the goal of distracting the US and other regional… Read more »

Debbie’s Date with Radicalism

DNC chair to attend fundraiser hosted by man on terror watch list http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/03/debbies-date-with-radicalism/ Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is facing criticism for her upcoming appearance at a fundraiser hosted by an American Muslim leader who was placed on the Federal Terrorist Watch List. Wasserman Schultz is set to keynote an annual fundraising dinner… Read more »

Commentary: How would we respond to another terrorist attack?

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/02/commentary-how-would-we-respond-to-another-terrorist-attack/ How would America respond to another terrorist attack on its soil? We never thought very much about that before 9/11, back when the subject of terrorism only came up in discussions about other countries. The topic is still one we avoid, but it’s not too soon to consider it, because U.S. government officials have… Read more »

Baby-Faced Bombers

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/02/baby-faced-bombers/ Afghan police recently arrested four suspected insurgents in the process of smuggling 41 children to Pakistan from eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. According an Interior Ministry spokesperson, the insurgents were planning on using the children said to be between 6 and 11 years of age, as suicide bombers, saying: “We strongly believe that the children… Read more »

Digital diplomacy in Paris – workshop and panel

Last week the embassy of Israel in Paris, France, hosted an international workshop on the digital diplomacy. It was first such experience for us in the Israeli embassy, but what I learnt from our guests during the workshop was that it was also the case for many of them. While diplomats discuss this topic with… Read more »

Christians In Government -Where Is The CrowdSourcing Tool We Need To Stop QURAN Burning?

We’ll I can only say that there is a lot for Christians to talk about today at the water cooler. Whether it’s the Islamic Center, or the ridiculous move to hold a public burning of the Koran, people of all Faith’s probably have a lot on their mind after last night’s interviews by Soledad O’Brien…. Read more »

Live Webcast: Media as Global Diplomat II – New Findings on the Science of Media & Conflict

Today the Washington, DC-based United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will host a symposium and live webcast on the impact of New media Now media on global conflict resolution. * Are social media tools and technologies at the core of statecraft in the 21st century? * What do new research findings suggest is the impact… Read more »