Austin Bay: September 2005 Archives

Call in the Cavalry? Not So Fast

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, President Bush asked a logical, though politically complex, question: "Is there a natural disaster, of a certain size, that would then enable the Defense Department to become the lead agency in coordinating and... Read More

With China In the Mix, Today Isn't Quite Yesterday

Light water still bedevils Asia's diplomatic heavyweights. North Korea's demand for light water nuclear reactors, that is.   Monday's hosanna headlines suggested Kim Jong Il's evil regime in Pyongyang had decided to ditch its nuclear weapons program. The North Read More

The Technology War Escalates

Take 40 pounds of Kevlar body armor, armor inserts, helmet and support equipment, then add weapon and ammunition. Heat to 125 degrees Fahrenheit, using the Mesopotamian sun as an oven. Now hike down the Baghdad boulevard and remain alert for... Read More

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