The Chinese say the high-tech satellite they launched will clean up space debris, but its extendable robotic arm has some wondering whether it could have a more sinister purpose. IGCC Affiliated Researcher Kevin Pollpeter is quoted.
U.S., South Korean and Japanese envoys strongly condemned North Korea provocations during a dialogue among the six-party talks member states in Beijing, where North Korea suggested the talks are no longer meaningful.
It may be little comfort to have the realization terrorism has its rather quotidian logic. Yet, if you really think about it, it is much less comforting to have the realization that if terrorism is automatically declared out of the bounds of rationality, then responses to it will likely be equally irrational.
IGCC Research Director Eli Berman is quoted.