Saturday, November 24, 2001
war raises fears about rights: details laws being pushed through
by state and federal lawmakers reducing civil liberties in the name of
fighting terror. [via The Smirking Chimp]
John Dean on The
problems with Bush's executive order burying presidential
records. [via Interesting People]
A partial photo mosaic
shot by Mariner
This morning's radio: EpiphanyRadio
Is it full?
Liquid Space: Paul
Davies on the quantum vacuum. [via evacuate & flush]
A University of Toronto team led by Aephraim
Steinberg have created
a photon level switch (paper, slides), potentially leading toward optical quantum
The Council of Europe's Cybercrime Convention has been signed by 30
countries. [via /.]
Not just terrorism
Oil, gas, and the US interest in Afghanistan. [via BookNotes]
Spain is refusing to extradite terror suspects without guarantees that
they won't face the death penalty or a military tribunal.
Taliban leader Omar has handed over
power to his army commander, Mullah Akhtar Osmani.
On Cheney's secure and undisclosed location: a duckblind. [via Unknown News]
Pakistan is reported to be evacuating Pakistani Taliban supporters
Afghanistan convoy raid
First hand accounts of special forces raid on a tanker truck convoy in
Afghanistan, from the drivers.
It's that eye of the beholder thing
Zimbabwe is accusing
foreign journalists of assisting terrorists, specifically the opposition party
Movement for Democratic Change, by
misrepresenting their acts. England has protested the threat to
its journalists. President Mugabe has also recently accused Blair of
terrorism for funding the organization through the Westminster
Foundation for Democracy.