All Further Articles for 2010-11-23

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Location Location Location
Bush at the D.C. airport bookstore .
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The Great Firewall
How Alan Huang and a handful of nerds, aka the Global Internet Freedom Consortium, are waging digital guerrilla warfare on the world's most tightly controlled online network. From Wired .
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Repeat After Us: Quagmire
So now it seems the supposed Taliban leader in crucial peace talks was actually a fake and possibly a shopkeeper from Pakistan, thus confirming the cluelessness of our "intelligence," the murkiness of this war, and the hopelessness of finding any real solution to it. We can't even recognize "the enemy." How bad is it, asks the Atlantic: Bad. It would be laughable if it wasn't so damn tragic. "It's not him," said a Western diplomat in Kabul. "And we gave him a lot of money."
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Good Guys, Bad Guys
If you're shopping this shopping season, Consumer Reports has this year's Naughty and Nice Holiday List . No to Macy's and Best Buy, yes to Zappos and L.L. Bean.
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