Archive | April, 2007

Anti-Satellite Weapons, Space Debris, and Canada

Last week our campaign to promote space security received a boost from a visit to Ottawa by Cambridge-based Dr. David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists. We invited Dr. Wright to come to Canada and to speak to Members of Parliament about the growing international danger posed to space security by anti-satellite weapons. Dr. Wright wrote […]

The Hostage Crisis (The Remake)

Anyone reading a newspaper today would be forgiven for thinking that the world’s media were conspiring to create the ultimate April Fool’s joke. Another “hostage crisis” with Iran as the bad guy again, reprising 1979. But all the fuss isn’t really about fifteen British sailors. Western hostages have been held and frequently executed in hostile parts […]