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Impact of cloud computing on virtual worlds

The promise, and the challenge, of virtual worlds and cloud computing.

Tags: technology , virtual worlds , Mike Nelson , National Defense University , Second Life

Monday - 04/27/2009, 07:29am EDT

Learning About Legislation

Tags: mngt , Government Affairs Institute , Ken Gold , Congress

Thursday - 03/05/2009, 05:05pm EST

What are the Pros and Cons in Afghanistan

A counter-insurgency force somewhere between 10 thousand and 80 thousand is what President Obama reportedly has chosen to go to Afghanistan. Truman Project CEO Rachel Kleinfeld says, "These are always difficult. Insurgencies are hard to win, but we've had a lot of success in the Phillipines and we've had a lot of success training other armies as well." However Georgetown University Security Scholar Paul Pillar disagrees saying, "the bigger our footprint, the more military operations with collateral damage."

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Afganistan , Truman Project , Rachel Kleinfeld , Paul Pillar

Wednesday - 11/25/2009, 09:32am EST

Report: Universities drive D.C. region's growth

The Washington region's colleges and universities will be a catalyst for the District of Columbia's economic growth over the next decade as the federal government downsizes, a change that should give the institutions more lobbying power, a new report says.

Tags: Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metro , Steven Fuller , George Mason University , American University ,

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:50am EDT

Appellate panel to hear Va. challenges to health care law

The first big test comes Tuesday for President Obama's health care overhaul, and it will occur in a federal appeals court in Richmond, Va.

Tags: health care , Ken Cuccinelli , 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals , Liberty University , Paul Rothstein

Monday - 05/09/2011, 02:42pm EDT

Armed gunman robs home of Georgetown students

District of Columbia police say they are looking for three men who tied up and beat the occupants of a home during a robbery.

Tags: robbery , D.C. police

Sunday - 05/08/2011, 12:42pm EDT
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