The Justice and Development Party (AKP), a conservative Islamic party in Turkey, expanded its electoral lead in the July 22, 2007 elections by 13% over its 2002 levels, garnering 47% of the popular vote.
Articles By: Bethany Stotts
This July, Washington Post writer Marc Kaufman championed a two-year Global Warming study by the Union of Concerned Scientists in his article, “Study: Inaction on Warming Will Be Disruptive, Costly.” The study, which the author obviously supports, makes sweeping pronouncements about the global Armageddon to come.
In the last few months, a series of reports about the looming dangers of products from Communist China has sparked a public outcry against compromised foreign safety standards.
With the recent revelation that the Department of Defense cannot locate more than 50,000 containers, concerns about the government’s ability to equip soldiers on the battlefield prompted Senators Daniel Akaka (D-HI) and George Voinovich (R-OH) to call the fourth senate hearing on DoD supply-chain management since 2005.
Jed Babbin, editor for Human Events and former Undersecretary of Defense under George H. W. Bush, recently criticized the mainstream media for their unwillingness to highlight the growing threat of authoritarian leaders abroad.
Somewhat surprisingly, a national security agency of dubious achievement has elicited little criticism on campus from the same type of people who protest the Pentagon with far less cause.