A good summary of the pros and cons of the Joint Plan ofAction with Iran. Bonus: explains why Fareed Zakaria’s “train wreck” is nonsense.
Russia says Syria will get their chemical weapons moving. Before that happened, Charles Duelfer, who was in charge of looking for WMD in Iraq, speculated that Russia couldn’t be too pleased about the slowdown, which is what I thought too. Imagine chemical weapons in Sochi. Russia is learning the downside of being a big internationalplayer.
Experts believe that more public outreach is necessary in the Mediterranean region about the chemical weapons recovery and disposal mission.
In the meantime, Libya’s remaining chemical weapons havebeen destroyed. Good job.
Identifying North Korean mobile missile launchers and wherethey’re produced. Excellent study in open-source intelligence.
Good commentary on the fight between nuclear and renewable energy. Totally unnecessary.
A science chat on Twitter. 6:00 PST on Twitter. Hashtag: #sciencechat
An important point: Daniel Ellsberg knew what he wasleaking; Snowden can’t possibly know.