The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) seeks to adapt, reshape, and rebalance our military for the strategic challenges and opportunities we face in the years ahead. The QDR describes the tough choices being made in a period of fiscal austerity to maintain the worlds finest fighting forces. These include reducing force structure and expanding critical capabilities, modernizing the forces, and investing in readiness. Although the future force will be smaller, it will be ready and capable to project power over great distances.
Bank for International Settlements, 84th Annual Report, Released 29 June 2014, Basel, Switzerland. The BIS report outlines the general assessment of economic risks and considerations for World Banks and governments. It is worthwhile for the public to be aware of the views and considerations as the risks to the economy in fact relate as risks to everyone.
Statement for the Record: Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community; Senate Committee on Armed Services; James R. Clapper Director of National Intelligence - April 18, 2013 / Information as of 7 March 2013 was used in the preparation of this assessment. US INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY WORLDWIDE THREAT ASSESSMENT STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD April 18, 2013
Network Neutrality affects the Open Internet and the World Wide Web and how much control corporations have over what you/we can and can't see as well as how much it will cost you/us is about to be classified by the FCC. Broadband Discrimination is the key issue. Why Net Neutrality is important spans a variety of subjects from speed of information sharing, promotion of liberty, capacity for free market innovation and competition as well as national and international security issues that impact America.
Our best advice for a Centrist voter guide is both simple and challenging. You've got to try to determine how much of what a politician is saying is hot air just trying to win your vote, or reasonable stance based on true convictions that the candidate is going to fight for...