Gongol.com Archives: July 2006
Brian Gongol

July 23, 2006

News Is the best solution a breakup of Iraq?

Business and Finance Where biology and economics intersect

Threats and Hazards Calculating the value of anti-terrorism activities
Israel's stock market responds best to the killing of terrorist paramilitaries

News India struggles to identify a solution to terrorism

Business and Finance Japan has problems with consumer debt
2.3 million Japanese in debt to at least five different lenders

Threats and Hazards Iran's president says conflict will be the end of Israel

Threats and Hazards How Iran uses Hezbollah as its most economical tool of disruption
For just a couple of billion dollars over the course of two decades, Iran has purchased a massive and effective tool of war

Threats and Hazards How US cooperation with India on nuclear power could create trouble
The Economist opines that by cooperating with India on civilian applications for nuclear power, the US is violating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, since India has developed nuclear weapons without being a signatory to the NPT. Do that, says the magazine, and you tell the rest of the world that it's OK to skirt global treaties on nuclear technology.