Visualizing CNN’s National Security Debate

I created this tag cloud by eliminating most of the irrelevant words from a transcript of last night’s national security debate and this is what resulted. Notice the emphasis on “Iran”, “Israel”, “war”, and “nuclear”. afghanistan attack begin budget change… Continue Reading  

Pakistan, Iran, Syria and Israel discussed in CNN National Security Debate

CNN’s video game like introduction to Tuesday night’s Republican national security debate was more interesting than the actual event. It included footage of the Bush Administration’s rhetoric during the Iraq war and a clip of a Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speech, but… Continue Reading  

Gingrich Culls War Hawks For His National Security Team

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Former House Speaker and GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich announced his national security team last night, ahead of tonight’s CNN national security debate. Foreign Policy points out that the group, which “seems a little… Continue Reading