The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Saturday 10 August 2013

  Photo, above: in Yemen, Sanaa houses at dusk (artist's view) JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 10 August 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Legitimate Target: A Criteria-Based Approach to Targeted Killing (Terrorism and Global Justice) by Amos Guiora (1 of 4) Photo, below: traditional houses in Sanaa,...

Friday 9 August 2013

Photo, above:  On forty-foot tall posters across Egypt: "Bye-bye, America!”  "وداعا وداعا وأمريكا!"   JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday 9 August 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Michael Auslin, AEI, in re:In a few days, the U.S. State Department undoubtedly will reopen all of the 22 U.S. embassies and...

Thursday 8 August 2013

Photo, above: Embassy-Closing Terror Plot Uncovered on Al Qaeda Conference Call.   For the first time in history, a group of managers were able to sit down and prepare for a major project on a conference call. It's just that all the managers were al Qaeda managers, and the major project was a...

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Photo, above: Incidents show police bias towards pro-establishment groups. Law and order appear to have taken a serious bashing in Hong Kong as a blind eye is often turned to thuggish activities. [See: Hour 1, Block B: Hung Ho-fung, associate professor at Johns Hopkins, on how Hong Kong is...

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Photo, above: Curiosity rover a year later.  This is a self-portrait mosaic made from brand new images taken by the MAHLI (Mars Hand Lens Imager), the high-resolution camera located on the turret at the end of MSL’s robotic arm. The arm was moved for each of the 55 images in this mosaic, so the arm...

Monday 5 August 2013

Photo, above: Pittsburgh VA hospital.   See Hour 1, Block C,  Salena Zito, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review & Pirates fan, and Lara M Brown, political analyst and author, on Too Tired to Care about VA Scandal?  An unknown number of U.S. military veterans are dead within 30 days of contracting...

Sunday 4 August 2013

Photo, above: An image from a NASA animation showing 'tides' on Titan raised by Saturn's gravity, as detected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The fact that Titan gets squeezed and stretched depending on its orbit around Saturn suggests the presence of an ocean beneath its surface, a recent study has...

Saturday 3 August 2013

Photo, above: Tinian. This is where US forces staged saturation bombing of Japan, and assembled and launched the 2 atomic bombs dropped on Japan. It's also where napalm was first used in warfare. It's lush and totally peaceful; has beautiful landscapes, rocky cliffs and coves, and close-in...

Friday 2 August 2013

  Photo, above:  Oranges.  See: Hour 2, Block B, Amy Harmon, NYT, on the race to save the orange by altering its DNA.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  2 August  2013 / Hour 1, Block A:   Jim McTague, Barron's Washington, in re: Low Pay Clouds Job Growth  The U.S. labor market's long, slow...

Thursday 1 August 2013

Photo, above: Russian faces on building-high posers all around Egypt.   CAIRO, July 27 (Itar-Tass) - In the days of political confrontation between the Islamists and supporters of the army in Egypt Russian President Vladimir Putin is gaining popularity quickly among Egyptian citizens, just falling...

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