What We’re Reading
Carolyn O'Hara The Nuclear Jihadist: The True Story of the Man Who Sold the World's Most Dangerous Secrets… and How We Could Have Stopped Him, by Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins. Frantz and Collins trace the dark career of A.Q. Khan, the world's most notorious nuclear black marketeer. Blake Hounshell Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, ...
- The Nuclear Jihadist: The True Story of the Man Who Sold the World's Most Dangerous Secrets… and How We Could Have Stopped Him, by Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins. Frantz and Collins trace the dark career of A.Q. Khan, the world's most notorious nuclear black marketeer.
- Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S. and the Twisted Path to Confrontation, by Barbara Slavin. USA Today's ace diplomatic reporter explains how these former allies became sworn foes.
- "Earth to PETA," by Liz Galst at Salon.com. Although meat is not the #1 cause of global warming as PETA activists claim, diets heavy on beef, pork, and dairy are responsible for more than their fair share of greenhouse gas emissions. So how can carnivores feel less guilty about their contribution to climate change? By eating chicken instead.
- "Rwanda Aims to Become Africa's High-Tech Hub," by Scott Baldauf in the Christian Science Monitor. Forget agriculture. Rwanda wants to be the Singapore of Africa. It's striving to turn itself into a knowledge-based economy and is installing fiber-optic cable all across the place to connect the country to the information superhighway.
- Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life, by Robert Reich, Bill Clinton's labor secretary and an FP contributor. Reich, now a public policy professor at Berkeley, argues that modern capitalism is undermining democracy and moral values and needs to be reigned in.
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