Obama drones on about drones, leaves many unsatisfied
"Our drone program is based on amazing intel." Really?
Obama’s Reassurances about Domestic Surveillance are not Reassuring
Mr. Obama is going beyond simply avoiding harming the government’s esprit de corps. He is playing to the gallery of maximalists on domestic surveillance and is preferring them over the general public.
Source: Informed Comment
Arabic is Dying in Lebanon
Out of more than 61,000 brevet students, only 33.7% managed to get the required 30/60 to pass their Arabic exam, one that has been easy by all standards.
Source: A Separate State of Mind
Where my best ideas comed from
A little comic fun with where we tend to think the best.
Source: Phd Comics
Beirut through the lens of a Pan Am stewardess in the 60s
This video with highlights from Hong Kong, Beirut, Bangkok and Tehran was compiled by a stewardess called Mary Lou Bigelow throughout her service with Pan American Airways between 1962 and 1964.
Source: Plus 961