Edmund Jacobsen

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The Four Most Surprising Revelations About Osama Bin Laden’s Final Years

Picture Osama bin Laden wearing a cowboy hat, strolling the perimeter of his walled-in Pakistani compound, contemplating whether to trim the …

What We Didn't Know About the Start of America's Drone War Killed Thousands

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The details of the bloody back-room deal between Pakistani and American officials that led to the …

US delays missile test to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions

The US defence department has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at an air force base in …

North Korea: UK's Hague calls for calm amid tensions

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/968000/968099_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524700319_3df0348c7d3d89eec6d80e3fc34e2dc7<p><b>British Foreign Secretary William Hague has called for calm over the North Korean crisis.</b><p>Despite the "paranoid rhetoric" from Pyongyang, it was …

John Kerry hints at Iran nuclear negotiations deadline after talks stall

US secretary of state John Kerry said Sunday that the door remained open for a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear ambitions but that talks could …

Canada provides funding to secure chemical weapons in Syria

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird flew to the Golan Heights Sunday to hear Israeli concerns about extremists in Syria as he announced $2-million in financing for efforts to secure Syrian chemical weapons.<p>The money, a credit line for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), …

Even China Wants North Korea to Chill Out

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping used his first speech since taking over to indirectly call out North …

13 More South Korean Firms Stop Work At Kaesong As Pyongyang Blocks Access

Pyongyang has barred South Koreans from entering the Seoul-funded Kaesong Industrial Complex just over the border since Wednesday as tensions have risen to their highest level in years.<p>With no additional personnel, fuel or other materials allowed into the estate, nine firms suspended production …

North Korea Says It's Shutting Down the Kaesong Factories

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Amid confusion over a South Korean statement about a possible nuclear test, North Korea has dropped …

North Korea suspected of preparing for nuclear test

North Korea could be preparing to conduct a fourth nuclear test, following signs of activity at the country's main testing site, South Korea's …

North Korea To Shut Jointly Run Factories, May Test Missile

Louisa Lim, reporting on the NPR Newscast<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>Monday's developments on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have been running even higher than usual in recent weeks:<p>-- North Korea says it is recalling workers from the Kaesong Industrial Complex, inside its territory, …

Mobile computing pioneer Alan Kay not a fan of the iPad

Apple’s iPad may get outsold by Android tablets this year; according to mobile computing pioneer Alan Kay, the iPad isn’t even that impressive. Kay recently spoke at a Churchill Club event in Silicon Valley and shared his thoughts on Apple’s tablet. Here are a few of his choice words:<p>“The iPad’s …

Apple ‘Pushing Hard’ for Summer Release of New ‘iRadio’ Music Streaming Service

- Mar 29, 2013<p>We’ve heard a lot of reports about Apple’s rumored streaming radio service lately – and many of those reports have come from credible …