The U.S. military mission in Iraq continues to wind down, and is scheduled to completely do so at the end of the year unless the Government of Iraq asks for U.S. troops to stay and the United States agrees. As the sun sets on the larger mission, check out some sunsets in Iraq over recent years.
Still in pre-release, Google+ is growing fast. By some accounts, it may be nearing 10 million people as of mid-July. Google+’ers sure seem to like it. But what about the fact that it’s just like Facebook? Actually, it’s not.
While the Washington, D.C. to Baltimore, Md. area averages about one 100-degree day each year, they are not super common and stretches of years without them are (or, someday, where?) to be expected.
After a day on Google+ (Google plus), I’m already imagining all the things it will be used for in the future. Here’s a quick rundown of my thoughts and why it’s probably much more a winner than Google Wave.
A breakdown of thunderstorm days at Washington, D.C. during the current climate normal period of 1981-2010.
As usual, the D.C. fireworks don’t disappoint. Since last year was so favorable along the Potomac I gave it another go.
I have a new article in the July/August issue of the Journal of International Peace Operations. It delves into Pakistan’s political, social and economic situation and why it matters to the U.S. and West.
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