Why The Powerful Seem So Powerless By Moises Naim

DeM Banter: Important piece here...need to ponder for a couple of days... great question at the end..."And if the future of power lies in disruption and interference, not management and consolidation, can we expect to ever know stability again..." Time to think different... things have shifted...we are just now beginning to comprehend and maybe understand. …

A Sequestration Solution For The Pentagon By Benjamin Friedman

DeM Banter: Another side of an eight sided story? Truth or more spin? Interesting points...more research required on my part. Reuters.com February 28, 2013 The sequestration drama in Washington is less severe and intractable than you have heard. A partial solution: Block the across-the-board cut of $42.5 billion in military funds this year — the …