Technology Review Data Extinction Both Are Faced With

Technology Review: Data Extinction. Both are faced with the knowledge that current methods for preserving digital things work poorly, even in the short term. Just how bad is the problem? Examples of digital things lost forever abound, some personal in scale, some global. [Tomalak’s Realm]


Why Terrorism Works Alan Dersho

Why terrorism works. Alan Dershowitz says the world community opened the door to al-Qaida by rewarding Palestinian terrorists — and makes the case for national I.D. cards and torture. []
Intresting read.

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G.O.P. Presses Democrats to Act Quickly on an Iraq Vote. Republicans pressed Democrats today to show that Congress backs President Bush in his resolve to confront Iraq if necessary. By David Stout. [New York Times: Politics]

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Pakistan Wants No Part in an Attack on Iraq. President Pervez Musharraf said that an American decision to attack Iraq would inflame Islamic extremism. By Patrick E. Tyler. [New York Times: Politics]

Iraq Hits At Bush Lies Iraq Sends A Defiant M

Iraq hits at Bush ‘lies’. Iraq sends a defiant message to US President George Bush after he warned of military action. [BBC News | WORLD]

Taleban Leader Will Free Afghanistan AlJazeer

Taleban leader ‘will free Afghanistan’. Al-Jazeera TV says it has a statement from ousted Taleban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar¸ pledging to fight until Afghanistan is liberated. [BBC News | WORLD]