Could Japan Become America’s New Proxy Army?

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to alter a key provision of Japan's constitution to lift the country's seventy-year ban on foreign deployments. by Tim Shorrock The Nation (July 27 2015) Over the last month, Japan has been shaken by the largest anti-war demonstrations since the late 1960s, when millions of students, workers, and ordinary citizens … Continue reading Could Japan Become America’s New Proxy Army?

Frontline of the Battle is Not Tanks or Planes …

... It's Cyberwarfare People underestimate what cyberwarfare can do, but as the infrastructure of all our countries is run over the internet now, an attack on them could make society collapse within days, says Annie Machon, former MI5 agent. RT.com / Op-Edge (July 24 2015) Annie Machon is a former intel­li­gence officer for MI5, the … Continue reading Frontline of the Battle is Not Tanks or Planes …

Car Hacked

Cyber-criminals could target driverless vehicles, cause chaos Driverless vehicles will require tough protection from hackers attempting to hijack them and create chaos on Britain's roads, cyber security experts warn. RT.com (November 21 2014) Autonomous cars, such as Google's self-driving vehicle, could curb road deaths by ruling out the dangers of common human errors. But the … Continue reading Car Hacked

1.4 million Vehicles Recalled …

... Over Remote Hack Vulnerability RT.com (July 25 2015) Just days after hackers demonstrated that they could remotely access Jeep Cherokee's electronic entertainment system, control cars while engines are running, or even crash one, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has recalled some 1.4 million vehicles for a software update. The recall announced on Friday involves a broad … Continue reading 1.4 million Vehicles Recalled …

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

"Radiation will wash down from mountains, forests into other lands" RT.com /Op-Edge (July 23 2015) It's impossible to even slightly decontaminate the area damaged by the Fukushima nuclear disaster because of the mountains and dense forests in that region, says Mycle Schneider, independent analyst on energy and nuclear policy. Tokyo's preparing to declare some parts … Continue reading Fukushima Nuclear Disaster