Must-Reads from Around the World

Military stakes set to rise in Asia-Pacific, Bangladesh forcefully tries to keep its place as a low-cost export powerhouse and fresh leaks on Iran’s nuclear program. Iran Whispers – Citing diplomatic sources, Reuters reports Iran has installed many more uranium enrichment machines in an underground bunker, “potentially paving the way for a significant expansion of work the West fears is […]

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Must-Reads from Around the World

Revenge attack fears spark internal migration in India, Bibi talking tough on Iran and a new front in the war against radical Islam in Africa Strike Talk – The Jerusalem Post has learned that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told private meetings that setting Iran’s nuclear plans back a few years to buy time for regime change or other developments […]

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Spain: Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire

Do they think we’re stupid? In theory all is well. We received the jubilant news from Roland Berger Strategy Consultants barely 48 hours ago. The Spanish banks need a “maximum” of only $78 billion and their funding crisis will be over. Methinks this estimate puny by $200 billion or so. The glitch which causes me indigestion and thus to question […]

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Our Real Blind Spot About China

Americans can’t be more like the Chinese, but they can nurture their own homegrown advantages Two years ago, China launched an ambitious campaign to lure expatriate Chinese-born scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, particularly those in the U.S., to go home to China. This “talent development” initiative, reported the New York Times, promises free housing, tax breaks and signing bonuses of up […]

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Lamborghini Unveils New Tablet and Smartphones, Only Available in Russia

Lamborghini today unveiled a new line of Android-powered smartphones and tablets that will only be sold in Russia.  The smartphone (image 1) is called the TL700 and features a 3.7-inch 800×480 resolution touchscreen display. There’s 4GB of memory and a 5 MP camera in the back. The body is gold plated and the back is laced with crocodile skin. Unfortunately, […]

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Must-Reads from Around the World

Bo Fallout – Reuters reports (exclusively) that Chinese President Hu Jintao has demanded senior Communist Party officials stifle tensions over the ousting of ambitious politician Bo Xilai and show unity as they prepare for a change of leadership, according to its sources briefed on recent meetings. “Hu urged the party to close ranks at a meeting of about 200 officials […]

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