This Day In History & Historical Perspectives




HOW ROGUE TECHIES ARMED THE PREDATOR, ALMOST STOPPED 9/11, AND ACCIDENTALLY INVENTED REMOTE WAR

ARTHUR HOLLAND MICHEL WIRED MAGAZINE DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12.17.15. 12.17.15 TIME OF PUBLICATION: 7:00 AM. 7:00 AM http://www.wired.com/2015/12/how-rogue-techies-armed-the-predator-almost-stopped-911-and-accidentally-invented-remote-war/?mbid=nl_121715 See also: A book that came out a year and two months prior to this article: Richard Whittle’s interesting Predator book which had many of these details – and more: http://richardwhittle.net For archival…


“The military’s real problem: Fewer Americans are joining” – Politico 15 DEC 15

http://www.politico.com/agenda/the-militarys-real-problem-fewer-americans-are-joining-000005 When I was a commander in Iraq, many of my men were unfit for the battlefield. My unit needed them anyway. By John Spencer 12/15/15 06:40 AM EST And see also: Ready, Willing, And Unable To Serve – 75 Percent of Young Adults Cannot Join the Military Early Education…


Today in History – The General Framework Agreement for Peace, widely known as Dayton Accords, was formally signed in Paris on December 14, 1995

Today in History – December 14, 1995, The General Framework Agreement for Peace, widely known as Dayton Accords, was reached on November 21, 1995 and formally signed in Paris on December 14. The war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the early 1990s was the worst conflict in Europe since 1945….


In Flanders Fields

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKoJvHcMLfc&sns=em   In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead; short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved…


National September 11 Memorial & Museum

  http://www.911memorial.org/national-september-11-memorial-museum National September 11 Memorial & Museum The National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center Foundation, Inc. began formal operations in the spring of 2005 and worked with the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation on the design and construction management plan. In the summer of 2006,…


May 2, 2015: 4th Anniversary of Bin Laden Targeted Killing – A Retrospective On Military Legitimacy

Govern, Kevin H., Operation Neptune Spear: Was Killing Bin Laden a Legitimate Military Objective? (Chapter 13) (April 1, 2012). Targeted Killings Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World, Editors: Claire Finkelstein, Jens Ohlin, and Andrew Altman (Oxford University Press, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2083584