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He said What!

Mumar Ghadaffi had avoided the U.N. for 40 years, but yesterday he came with a few things to say especially to the Security Council. He said, the "the Security Council is security feudalism, political feudalism for those who have a permanent seat protected and they that use it against us. It should not be called the Security Council. It should be called the terror council." The reference to terrorism raised a lot of eyebrows considering his history and involvement with terrorism.

Tags: Technology , Pentagon , Security Council , Mumar Ghadaffi ,

Thursday - 09/24/2009, 11:04am EDT

Obama seeks more public input on open gov plan

President Barack Obama has proposed an open government plan that includes more streamlined responses to FOIA requests, digital record management, a revamped and new measures to promote public participation in government. He presented the plan at a meeting of the international Open Government Partnership in New York.

Tags: Technology , Barack Obama , open government partnership , Emily Kopp , transparency , Open government , FOIA ,

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 06:15pm EDT

Anonymous US officials push open government

Obama administration officials are talking up open government, transparency and accountability, but are doing it anonymously in apparent contradiction of the goal.

Tags: open gov , open government partnership

Monday - 09/19/2011, 06:48pm EDT

Open data and the UN

Paul Cheung is the director of the UN Statistics Division. He joined Chris Dorobek on the Dorobek Insider.

Tags: DorobekInsider , UN Statistics , Paul Cheung

Monday - 09/20/2010, 04:42pm EDT

How the internet affects diplomacy

World leaders are meeting this week at the United Nations in New York. Certainly the age of the internet must effect diplomacy.

Tags: Dorobek Insider , Sam DuPont , diplomacy , Technology , New Policy Institute , NDN

Tuesday - 09/21/2010, 06:13pm EDT