from Photographers' Blog:

Singapore – Gateway to Asia

January 28, 2014

Singapore

By Edgar Su

Singapore’s port is one of the busiest in the world and has long been a key part of the island’s economy. I took some time last year to document the shipping hub, and was surprised to see how closely life in Singapore is linked to it.

from The Great Debate:

Rebuilding our economic backbone

By Ed Rendell
February 11, 2013

We’re getting beat by Estonia.

Not that there’s anything wrong with the tiny state on the Baltic Sea. But the nation that built the Hoover Dam, pioneered the Interstate Highway System and created the best aviation system in the world, is rapidly sliding toward the bottom of the list when it comes to infrastructure.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Frayed cloak, rusty dagger?

November 25, 2009

Seems someone on the Mossad's hit-list just won a reprieve.

A botched assassination exercise by Israel's overseas intelligence service on Monday has thrown a rare spotlight on its secret tactics, as well as raising questions about professionalism.mossadchief1