Within 24 hours of the nightclub massacre in Orlando committed by Islamist terrorist Omar Mateen, reports came out that the perpetrator had been a person of interest known by the FBI. In 2013 Mateen was interviewed twice by the FBI after he had made inflammatory comments to workplace colleagues asserting his ties to ISIS. In 2014 he was questioned again Read More ›
Frustrated by its unsuccessful attempt to access the contents of an iPhone that was used by one of the San Bernardino shooting suspects in December, the FBI has obtained a court order requiring Apple’s cooperation. Although the FBI insists this is an exceptional request, limited to a single iPhone, in fact it has grave consequences for tech firms. Read DI Senior Fellow Hance Haney’s analysis at The Stream.
Discovery Institute board member Slade Gorton, former U.S. Senator for Washington state and member of the 9/11 commission, writes at The Seattle Times about the steps we should take to combat terrorism here at home. Read More ›
Tune in to the latest episode of Letter from the Capitol, the podcast of national security expert John C. Wohlstetter. This special edition of LFTC is guest-hosted by media personality and public policy analyst Deroy Murdock. Read More ›
This article, published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: Woolsey spoke Sept. 5 at the third annual conference on transportation and technology organized by the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development, which drew 450 attendees to Microsoft’s Redmond campus. The rest of the article can be found here.
Here is the MP3 link. The segment ran between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and included several calls from listeners. The topic was moving beyond oil in surface transportation, which is the focus of an upcoming conference Sept. 4 & 5 in Redmond, Wash., sponsored by Cascadia Center, Idaho National Laboratory, Microsoft and others. Also discussed were the role of Read More ›
This article, published by The Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions a conference held by the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: Gee-whiz automotive technology stole the show at the Cascadia Center conference. The rest of the article can be found here.