Day: May 12, 2007

  • Dropping Sitemeter

    Wish I’d known about this earlier:  It’s so sad for me to hear that SiteMeter, a well-known web stats providers, is pushing specificclick tracking and advertising cookies on to visitors of sites using their service. (You may already heard about this since it was happened last month.) For me, that news is pretty new. Actually,…

  • Clashes in Pakistan at Chief Justice Demonstration Kill 28

    The steadily heating issue of the Chief Justice’s suspension and trial in Pakistan has boiled over in Karachi, as pro-government and anti-government forces clashed, with “gunmen” (terrorists — who else is it that wantonly murders unknown innocents for political ends?) purportedly from MQM shooting into the crowds and killing 28. The demonstrators and  rival counter-demonstrators…

  • Two Soldiers and Interpreter Missing in Iraq

    AP and Fox News are reporting that three soldiers (possibly two soldiers and an interpreter) are missing after an ambush this morning Iraq time in an area 20 miles South of Baghdad.

  • Jamia Hafsa – Lal Masjid Update

    The confrontation between the government of Pakistan and the renegade disowned madrassas in Islamabad appears to be nearing an end, with concessions on both sides. The government will give up public land and allow the radical madrassas to be re-built, while Jamia Hafsa will stop occupation of the library and meet other demands.  

  • Seaborn KEI vs GBMD

    To be effective we must have layers of protection, and visible deterrence. Parking ground based missile defense systems permanently in Kim Jong Il’s and Ahmadinejad’s faces makes sense to me. Having a secure system at sea that can intercept missiles quickly also makes a great deal of sense.