Democracy Arsenal

« No Heart for PTSD Sufferers - UPDATED | Main | "What to do about Hamas?" Three Options »

January 09, 2009

NSN Daily Update 1/9/09
Posted by The National Security Network

Today's daily update is the final installment of NSN's examination of George W. Bush's presidency, A National Security Legacy of Failure. You can U.S. Military, Nonproliferation, and Geopolitics and Diplomacy here.

What We’re Reading

Fighting continues in Gaza despite the UN’s calls for a ceasefire.  The U.S. abstained on the ceasefire vote.  The UN suspended aid deliveries to Gaza due to attacks, including one that killed a UN driver.

A January 1st CIA strike killed two senior al Qaeda leaders in Pakistan

The U.S. unemployment rate rose to 7.2% in December, the lowest since 1993.  2.6 million jobs were lost in 2008, the most since 1945.

Russia prepares to resume shipping gas to the EU through the Ukraine under a monitoring agreement.  Hundreds of thousands of Europeans are without heat and protests have broken out due to fuel shortages.

General David Petraeus said that a “sustained, substantial” commitment is needed to save Afghanistan.

A Defense Department panel advocates keeping U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe, calling their presence a “pillar of NATO unity.”

Vice President-elect Joe Biden arrives in Pakistan

Pirates claim to have released the MV Sirius Star, the Saudi super-tanker captured in November.

Commentary of the Day

Rajan Menon examines the Obama administration’s challenges in Afghanistan.

Jackson Deihl writes that “The war against Hamas is proving – once again – that the Middle East’s extremist movements cannot be eliminated by military means.”


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference NSN Daily Update 1/9/09:


If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account

you have a TypeKey or TypePad account

I am so with you,rolex watch
luxury watch

Great comments! You are so nice, man! You never know how much i like'em!

Are you fighting in Final Fantasy XIV for FFXIV Gil or Final Fantasy XIV Gil?
Can you suffer yourself being called newbie in FFXIV Gil game?
Are you seeking unofficial Buy FFXIV Gil cheats or Final Fantasy XIV guides in order to make Final Fantasy XIV Gil faster?
Can you get millions of Cheap FFXIV Gil in one day?
Even if you know how to farm Buy Final Fantasy XIV Gil you have to prepare enough Final Fantasy XIV Power Leveling first to buy height class Final Fantasy XIV Items, to upgrade your Final Fantasy XIV characters.
FF14 Gil Then why not Buy FFXIV Gil from us?
In Final Fantasy XIV it's the fastest way FF14 Gil,for you to get rich. We are online 24 hours a day ready and 7 days one week to power up your FFXIV Gil accounts with FFXIV Gil. Here is the best place for the Final Fantasy XIV Online players to buy your Final Fantasy XIV Gil.
We are the professional website in FFXIV GIL sale.FFXIV GIL here,We are professional FFXIV Power Leveling online. We update price every single day to make sure we are the lowest in the market.(we don't compare price with scam sites which uses unbelievable low price to deceive.)
Our slogan:Cheapest price, Fastest delivery, Best service! Final Fantasy XIV GIL
In the 2 years we are in this field , FFXIV GILbuilt many business with tens of thousands of customers. They are very satisfied with our service.So if you want to get a log of Cheap FFXIV Gil ,no doubt ,come to our website to buy. Our customer service is ready for you on line now!(WWW,GM MMO,COM Sell FFXIV Gil)

Iwiss Electric mainly manufacturer explosion-proof fixed professional light, such as flood light, spotlight, dome lamp, ceiling lamp, full plastic fluorescence light, anti-dazzle light, and low carbon light suppliers.

Although these pandora jewellery precious metals were mostly used pandora bracelets to represent social and political pandora canada ties in the past, religion was pandora charms actually one of the first reasons.

Algunas joyas con piedras múltiples mientras que algunos sólo utiliza una piedra pandora anillos Las piedras pueden representar un color o vienen en una mezcla de colores caja de pandora Todo el mundo tiene sus diseños de joyería preferida o estilos. Ya sea en plata o de oro, pandora joyas joyería de fantasía o cualquier otro tipo, hay miles de diseños para elegir. Vamos a empezar con piedras. anillos pandora Las piedras se usan en los anillos, collares, pulseras cuerpo, pendientes e incluso las compras para los regalos de la joyería jewelry.When, pandora pulseras observar las joyas del destinatario usa para tener una idea de los estilos que les gustan.Sólo que esta vez, él o ella lo lleva a cabo con mejores herramientas, más materias primas para elegir, alto nivel de diseño, y, definitivamente, un precio de venta más alto! Esto hace que sea mucho más fácil para tamizar a través de miles de products.When joyería en busca de joyas en la Web, la pulsera pandora asegúrese de limitar la búsqueda a los tipos de joyas que te gusta. Utilice los estilos y los temas mencionados anteriormente para reducir su búsqueda.pulsera de pandora Es aún mejor si usted puede encontrar un centro comercial en línea y la búsqueda de la joyería en un solo lugar.

Good day I was fortunate to find your subject in bing
your topic is exceptional
I obtain a lot in your website really thank your very much btw the theme of you blog is really impressive where can find it

FLV Converter for mac is Pavtube specially designed for mac users to edit and convert your FLV or F4V (Youtube, Hulu, etc) to other formats like MP4, 3GP, AVI, MPG, MPEG-4, FLV, MOV, 3G2, VOB, MP3, FLAC, MKA, OGG, WAV, AC3, M4A etc. for playback on iPod, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 4, iPad, PSP, Gphone, 3G phone, Zune, Creative Zen and so on.
FLV to MP4 Mac is a hot sale product on all the software download website for its powerful convert and edit functions. It is the best solution to the problem of converting between any two mainstream video/audio formats for enjoy them on portable device.
FLV to WMV Mac is the best solution for mac users to convert Youtube and Hulu (FLV/F4V) videos to WMV video format. If you want to convert downloaded youtube videos to WMV on mac, this FLV to WMV Converter mac is your best choice.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Sign-up to receive a weekly digest of the latest posts from Democracy Arsenal.
Powered by TypePad


The opinions voiced on Democracy Arsenal are those of the individual authors and do not represent the views of any other organization or institution with which any author may be affiliated.
Read Terms of Use