World Affairs

Apart from the scams and spams that you receive everyday, do not forget about the worldly issues around us and what others have to say in their articles.




Edgar Cayce and Future Prophecies

Edgar Cayce is well known as the biggest psychic of the twentieth century. He has even recently been featured on TV programs with the likes of Nostradamus and such. His prophecies are more exacting and are still coming true. And amazingly they wer

Debate Over Root Causes Of Terrorism

Bruce Hoffman, in his book Inside Terrorism, devoted an entire chapter just to the definition of the word TERRORISM. In an attempt to formulate a workable definition he consulted everything. Part of the difficulty in defining the word, Hoffman pointe

Combating And Preventing Terrorism

There is a new development of terrorism that once had its roots in ethnic or seperatist movements, selective targets, and confined small geographic areas with little knowledge of technological use. In recent years terrorism is used as an instrument o

Are You to Blame for Email Spam?

Spam has been a problem for over a decade and plagues literally everyone who uses the Internet these days. From free email accounts to highly protected corporate servers, spam finds it way into our everyday lives. Spam has gotten so bad that even fre

A Recipe for Prize-Winning Email Spam

This articles explains how spammers cook up a spam message. This includes all the ingredients and directions on how they cook the ultimate spam delicacy!Ingredients: A complete and total lack of ethics A good-sized serving of greed One bushel of un

World Economic Crisis 2008

It’s currently a time of great depression. Warning bells are ringing worldwide! Recessions have happened even earlier. In the past fifty years we have seen recessions of all hues. But this time it is going to stay much longer. It is going to etch its mark even in third world countries. In the capitalist business cycle, recessions are but common place. To some extent, recessions are good in the sense that they help wash out excesses in the system by clearing away inefficient companies in the fray. It paves way for new competitors who present competition to keep the demand and supply in perfect sync on a long term basis.

What Should We Do About Spam?

I receive over 50 emails per day. Usually, close to 45 of them are spam. For the uninitiated, unsolicited marketing emails are considered spam. The amount of junk email being sent has spiraled out of control. Some people receive over 100 unsolici

We Can Drive Oil Prices Down Now

In America today the average price of gasoline has skyrocketed past $4.00 per gallon with no end in sight. Oil prices have doubled since the end of 2007 with $200 per barrel conceivable within months. Still, no one seems to have a solution. The gover

U.S. Foreign Policy and Terrorism

Commentators often speak of hate of the U.S. as though it were a passing fad, a media creation engendered by the deliberate sensationalism of a few. The truth is that often our actions seem to connect the invisible dots of seemingly disparate points

Tony Blair – Turkey and Iraq

The video clips of Saddam Hussein's execution on 30 December 2006 have further alienated Arab opinion towards the West, and both President Bush and Prime Minister Blair have reviewed their Iraq strategies.President Bush still argues that 'victory'

This Spamming is Cramming My Inbox!

We've all had this experience: You login to your email account, excited to read messages from friends, relatives, co-workers, or your girlfriend perhaps. You view the link to your inbox, and it says you have five messages. Fervently, you open your

The Basics Of The Economy In Ghana

Ghana is located in West Africa and it is full of various natural resources. However they don't have the skills or the equipment to benefit from many of them so they are categorized as a very poor area. They rely on International assistance financial

Tax Haven Pledges Aid For Africa

Writing off Africa's debts and increasing financial assistance has increased in recent years, with awareness being raised throughout the developed world by Sir Bob Geldof.The campaign to write off Africa's debts has been led politically by Britain'

Terrorism: Does it Achieve Anything?

It can be argued that there are two separate ways of using terror as a weapon; one is to maintain the status quo and the other is to change something, usually in terms of a political and/or economic regime.The question is, does the use of terror ac

Staying Safe from Phishing

Your brave anti-spam software works hard to defend your inbox from all those messages about enlarging... um.... various things. Even more important, your spam buster also helps protect you from less-embarrassing --but more dangerous-- phishing scam e

Spyware Consequences and Defenses

Unfortunately for computer users spyware has become the primary threat when surfing the internet and as the problem continues to grow the likelihood that users can stay "spyware free" is lessened.The nuisance with spyware, aside from its annoying

Recession Risks: The Silver Lining

The US appears to poised on the very brink of recession. Investors are reacting as news of a contraction within the service sector for the first time in five years, an FBI investigation into predatory lending, and increasing unemployment statistics,

Regional Security and Governance

The events after the Cold War have focused attention on the enormous problems for the Organization for the Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in Europe. The Bosnia and Kosovo conflicts tested in the OSCE as a regional security organization. The ethnic c

Politics and the Burmese Ruby Boycott

A few years ago, my wife and I purchased from our Thai suppliers some rubies that were probably from Burma. We wondered what the conditions were under which they were mined and cut, and if owning rubies from Burma was out of alignment with our value

National Security and Our Family Unit

Over the years, as things have changed and evolved between men and women, we have lost sight of all the ramifications of these changes. America was the leader in the world in the eyes of many other nations. Although many other societies don't necessa

Learning the Ropes to Cleaning Spyware

The widespread unawareness of computer users about spyware has resulted in nearly every computer being infected with the malicious codes unknowingly to users who then experience declines in their computer's performance and a string of pop up ads. Ev

Iraq – Strategic Options

The execution of Saddam Hussein on 30 December 2006 set the scene for the New Year. The indignity of his fate, which was recorded on film and transmitted around the globe, filled even conservative observers with disgust.The scandal of his executio

Iraq Oil – The Spoils of Victory

In 1999, when Dick Cheney was CEO of Halliburton, he asked the rhetorical question 'Where is the oil to come from?' and then gave the answer 'The Middle East, with two thirds of the world's oil and the lowest cost, is still where the prize ultimately

Harvesting The Gold At Our Feet

About a week ago, I had the opportunity to revisit my old friend Dave over the phone. He was an old train-watcher, just like me. He was also an old senior citizen, just like me. I asked him if he'd photographed any good trains lately. He replied
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