Foreign and Defense Policy

Best of the Foreign Policy Blogs (Mar. 30 to April 6)

Here is the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week:

Adam Levine at CNN.com on efforts to create a Facebook-like site for terrorists in A social network site for jihadists?

Max Boot at CommentaryMagazine.com discusses Misha Auslin’s proposition that we would Blow Up North Korea’s Missiles for Peace in  Should U.S. Shoot Down N. Korean Missile?

Jonathan Tobin at CommentaryMagazine.com writes that despite evidence of a major expansion of Iran’s nuclear program, the CIA is still claiming Tehran hasn’t decided to build a bomb in CIA: Iran Expands Program But No Nukes?

Alana Goodman at CommentaryMagazine.com on what President Obama’s budget will mean for national security in The Future of Defense Spending

David Rothkopf at ForeignPolicy.com writes on Obama’s palpitations at the prospect of high oil prices in Dear Ayatollah Khamenei: Go Ahead, Shut Down That Strait

Mong Palatino at the-diplomat.com on Burma’s Election Revelations

Tom Joscelyn at LongWarJournal.org on reports that Osama bin Laden helped plan Mumbai attacks

Allison Barrie at FoxNews.com writes about a world beyond Kevlar in Is Liquid Body Armor Coming?

Finally, at POPSCI.COM, DARPA Wants Humanoid Robots That Can Drive Tractors, Open Doors and Save the Day

 

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