Thursday, February 16, 2012 News Update

“In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 52, 1788

Clinton in talks about possible move to World Bank

Malaysia arrests suspected Iranian terrorist

DoD offers details on shift in Afghan mission

Tunisia calls on U.S. for help to guard borders

U.S. Embassy in Iraq facing budget cuts

Colorado student quits high school choir over Islamic song praising ‘Allah’

Yemeni soldier killed in car bomb blast, official says

Editorial Cartoon

Commentary: If Iran already has the bomb, what then? Hardening infrastructure will be key to minimizing the threat

Congress Fails to Undo President Obama’s Damage on Missile Defense

DHS Office of Policy: Misguided Reorganization Threatens Homeland Security Strategic Planning

The United States Must Not Concede the Russian Position on Tactical Nuclear Weapons

“As there is a degree of depravity in mankind which requires a certain degree of circumspection and distrust: So there are other qualities in human nature, which justify a certain portion of esteem and confidence. Republican government presupposes the existence of these qualities in a higher degree than any other form. Were the pictures which have been drawn by the political jealousy of some among us, faithful likenesses of the human character, the inference would be that there is not sufficient virtue among men for self-government; and that nothing less than the chains of despotism can restrain them from destroying and devouring one another.” –James Madison, Federalist No. 55, 1788

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