The Obama administration appears to have decided to stop using the name Global War on Terror (GWOT) and replace it with Overseas Contingency Operation (OCO) does this make any difference on the ground?
A committee in the US senate has approved a cybersecurity bill that would give the US President the authority to shut down parts of the internet during a cyber attack. However the internet is an international place and is normally decentralised. Trying to centralise cybersecurity may not be helpful.
An ongoing debate in the field of linguistics is whether language is controlled by thought, or thought by language. Edward Sapir and Benjamin Whorf proposed a hypothesis claiming that a person's native language will control their thoughts and that if a concept is not expressed in one's native langua
We live in an age addicted to information and celebrity culture. With the latest news that Fabio Capello is enraged by the publishing of holiday photos of him and his wife, this commonly asked question is being raised once again.
Gorbachev has been praised for his role in the fall of the Eastern Bloc, however he was not directly on the scene in East Germany so his impact was indirect, on how the East German government and people acted and reacted to his statements. Does he deserve to be seen as a key player in the fall of th
In Shakespeare's play MacBeth, Lady MacBeth seems to be a powerhungry wife who encourages her husband to do the evil deed of killing King Duncan. Macbeth seems to be indecisive while his wife has a much more clear view of what she wants. Is she the real force behind the murder?
Many religion believe animals don't have souls and therefore are incapable of feeling others believe that because animals don't have the capacity to experience suffering/or enjoyment since they lack the ability for higher consciousness they cannot feel. while some believe they are unconscious beings