DICE Radio 22 March

——————————— Additional Information Robert Bales and the Cost of Fighting Wars With Other People’s Kids Ken Allard on the divide between American society and the soldiers sworn to defend it with their lives. . . . . ———————————— French “gunman” trapped by email, bike (Reuters) The man without a face, dark visor down on his motorcycle […]

DICE Radio 15 March

——————————————– Additional Information Military searches soldier’s records for clues in killings of Afghan civilians (Washington Post) Military investigators were combing through a U.S. Army sergeant’s personnel and medical records Monday to determine what might have caused him to slip away from his base in southern Afghanistan and allegedly massacre 16 sleeping villagers, most of them […]

DICE Radio 8 March

———————————————- Additional Information Moscow quashes postelection protests (Washington Times) Russian riot police arrested hundreds of protesters Monday, including prominent opposition leaders, who claimed Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stole Sunday’s presidential election. Demonstrators shouted, “Russia without Putin,” as police moved into a crowd that refused to leave Pushkin Square in downtown Moscow, a short distance from the […]

DICE Radio 2 March

—————– Additional Information: U.S, North Korea hope to finalize food deal next week (REUTERS) – The United States and North Korea will meet in Beijing next week to finalize details of a new U.S. food aid program that has opened the door to a renewal of nuclear talks with Pyongyang, the U.S. State Department said […]

DICE Radio 24 Feb

——————— Additional Information: The Great Shoe Riots of 2012: Police in riot gear break up shoe melee at Florida Mall (Orlando Sentinel) The launch of an expensive new basketball shoe — timed to Orlando’s hosting of the NBA All-Star Game — triggered a melee Thursday night at Florida Mall that was quelled by deputies in […]

Travel “Electronically Naked” to China

“Everybody knows that if you are doing business in China, in the 21st century, you don’t bring anything with you. That’s ‘Business 101’ — at least it should be.” — Jacob Olcott, a cybersecurity expert at Good Harbor Consulting From the New York Times: When Kenneth G. Lieberthal, a China expert at the Brookings Institution, […]

DICE Radio 21 Feb

——————————————- Additional Information: How you don’t want to be known for the rest of your life: Nigerian underwear bomber appeals four life sentences ‘Underwear bomber’ gets life in prison Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab begins life term Life sentence for the “underwear bomber” Nigerian ‘Underwear Bomber’ Gets Life In Prison Underwear Bomber Abdulmutallab Sentenced to […]

DICE Radio 9 Feb

————————————————————- Information related to today’s episode: Judge delays Fort Hood shooting rampage trial FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people during the Fort Hood shooting rampage will go on trial in June, a military judge ruled Thursday after agreeing to a three-month delay. Attorneys for Maj. Nidal Hasan argued […]

Free Online College Course – Constitution 101

Hillsdale College is offering a free, online college course on the US Constitution. Too many were never taught or have forgotten the importance of this document, especially in today culture. We Americans are so fortune to have a Constitution like this and we should never take it for granted. Attending this course is an opportunity to […]

MUST READ: New Intelligence Community assessment of worldwide threats

On 31 January 2012, DNI James Clapper testified in front of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and provided the yearly Intelligence Community assessment of worldwide threats facing the United States. This is an important document and I always encourage people in my D*I*C*E briefing audiences to read it. Unclassified Statement for the Record on […]