Month: October 2005

Getting the full picture

This boggles the mind. You very likely saw this image recently during the brouhaha about the president of Iran stating that he wanted to see Israel “wiped off the map”: Notice the poster on the podium? Here it is in full: Hmm. Who is that down there, already broken by the time Israel begins the […]

Snark on the warpath

A reader tipped me off to this: The Snark – the meanest VTOL UAV on the planet Good stuff: Constructed mainly of Carbon Fibre and Kevlar, the Snark is light and fast (280 km/h), quiet (special rotor blades make it extremely quiet ), virtually invisible to radar or infrared detection (it recycles its exhaust gases […]

I’m nonplussed

I freely and readily admit to being at a loss over the Plame thing. Scooter Libby has been indicted, but as far as I can tell, it’s only over things he said and did during the investigation, not for any wrongdoing related directly to the disclosure of Valerie Plame’s status as a secret agent for […]