Daily Archives: Saturday, May 21, 2011

War Experiments

Yesterday, I wrote about Eli Pariser’s intriguing new book, which argues that social media like Facebook and search engines like Google are creating filter bubbles. In turn, he maintains these filter bubbles result in increased political polarization among Americans. Pariser has … Continue reading

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The Butcher’s Bill

There is no doubt that al Qaeda has wrought havoc throughout the world over the past two decades. However, actually seeing the number of people the terrorist organization has killed really brings home its destructive nature. Several weeks ago, The … Continue reading

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Posted in Central Asia, Defense, Energy Security, International Security, Media, Middle East, Policy, Politics, Terrorism, War | Tagged , | 7 Comments