John J. Xenakis

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World View: Purge of Kim Jong-Il's Uncle Signals N. Korean 'Reign of Terror'

Jang Song-thaek, the 67-year-old uncle of the child dictator Kim Jong-un, has been removed from power, and that two of his closest associates were executed in public last month, as we reported last week. It was unconfirmed at that time, but now Jang's humiliation has been publicly televised, showing two green-uniformed guards grabbing him by the armpits and pulling him away from a Workers' Party meeting. Dec 11, 2013 1:43 AM PT

World View: World Trade Agreement Permits India to Stockpile Rice, Wheat

You never know what nonsense is going to come out of a meeting of 159 politicians like the meeting of the World Trade Organization in Bali this week. In between sunnin' and surfin', the representatives of 159 companies came up with an agreement that WTO chief Roberto Azevedo described as "historic," but which is little more than a list of promises that will never be fulfilled. Dec 8, 2013 1:36 AM PT

World View: Bodies Pile Up in Central African Republic as French Arrive

Hundreds of bodies are littering the streets of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, as French troops began to arrive on Friday in the former colony. France's deployment was sped up out of fear that the situation would completely spiral out of control. Some 400,000 people have already fled their homes to escape the fighting. Dec 7, 2013 5:36 AM PT

World View: Hezbollah Commander Assassinated in Increasingly Violent Lebanon

Hezbollah commander Hassan al-Laqqis was shot to death by gunmen with silencers as he arrived home late on Tuesday evening in Beirut, Lebanon. This was a new shock for the Shia terrorist militia organization, because al-Laqqis was supposed to be well protected from such attacks. Dec 5, 2013 1:25 AM PT

World View: Vice President Joe Biden Backs Japan as He Heads for China

As tensions continue to be high after the recent announcement by China of an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) encompassing much of the East China Sea, including regions belonging to Japan, American vice president Joe Biden is renewing the U.S. commitment to Japan. Dec 4, 2013 1:37 AM PT

World View: Obamacare--500M Lines of Code, $500M, only 60% Completed

The historic IT disaster known as the Obamacare web site has been of intense interest to me, since I've been a Senior Software Engineer for decades, and I have personally participated in, witnessed, and reported on (as a technology reporter) a number of IT disasters. Dec 1, 2013 4:08 AM PT

Obamacare: 500M Lines of Code, $500M, 60% Complete, No Surprise

The historic IT disaster known as the Obamacare web site has been of intense interest to me, since I've been a Senior Software Engineer for decades, and I have personally participated in, witnessed, and reported on (as a technology reporter) a number of IT disasters. But even so, the size of the Obamacare web site catastrophe on October 1 still takes my breath away. Nov 30, 2013 9:59 PM PT

World View: India Still Vulnerable 5 Years after '26/11' Terrorist Attack on Mumbai

Almost exactly five years ago, on November 26, 2008, ten members of the Pakistani jihadist group, Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) landed on the Mumbai, India, shoreline, having traveled by boat from Karachi in Pakistan. What followed was a 60-hour shooting rampage, one of the most horrific terrorist attacks of the decade, killing 164 people. Nov 29, 2013 2:04 AM PT

World View: Nationalistic Bloggers Ridicule China over America's B-52s

There was a flood of support by Chinese bloggers when China announced on Saturday that it was establishing an "Air Defense Identification Zone" (ADIZ) encompassing the East China Sea, including Japan's Senkaku Islands, and demanded that any aircraft flying through the ADIZ must report to China's military, or face military "defensive" measures. Nov 28, 2013 3:05 AM PT

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