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by WaaghBakri
April 4th, 2003, 9:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dr. Ahmad Chalabi - Successor?
Replies: 4
Views: 189589

Dr. Ahmad Chalabi - Successor?

President, viceroy, governor, sheriff. It is difficult to know what to call Jay Garner, the retired US general who will run Iraq if and when Saddam Hussein is deposed.Man who would be "King of Iraq"
by WaaghBakri
April 3rd, 2003, 7:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: saddam adresses the world on April 1
Replies: 57
Views: 191398

saddam adresses the world on April 1

I am at a loss for the logic of not showing themselves on Iraqi TV if they are indeed alive, in good health, and in control.Transmission triangulation => Kaboom.....
by WaaghBakri
April 1st, 2003, 4:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pathetic Press
Replies: 18
Views: 190754

Pathetic Press

<t>U.S.-based journalists are generally quick to caution readers, when describing an allegation made by Iraq, that the information "could not be independently confirmed." The fact is that information provided by any government should be treated with skepticism; reporters might try extending their cr...
by WaaghBakri
April 1st, 2003, 4:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pathetic Press
Replies: 18
Views: 190754

Pathetic Press

<t>Well, it seems to me that if George Bush was having sexual relations with Saddams wife, the media would be all over this. They would actually go and investigate things, rather than wait and be told.Yes, I suppose there is no glory in accurate battlefield reporting. Very likely one gets a bullet i...
by WaaghBakri
March 28th, 2003, 8:14 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dr. Ahmad Chalabi - Successor?
Replies: 4
Views: 189589

Dr. Ahmad Chalabi - Successor?

<t>Seems like Uncle Sam is rather confused, some call him visionary, others plain crook....what is he? ---------------------------------------------------Vice President Richard Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and his deputy Paul Wolfowitz all know from their personal contact with Chala...
by WaaghBakri
March 28th, 2003, 5:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Rats beginning to abandon ship?
Replies: 2
Views: 189096

Rats beginning to abandon ship?

<t>Bob Woodward will probably have it written up in a new book over the course of the next 6 months to a year. I don't know if Woodward will......but Seymour Hersch has a story to tell...... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------LUNCH WITH TH...
by WaaghBakri
March 28th, 2003, 4:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pathetic Press
Replies: 18
Views: 190754

Pathetic Press

<t>During the Gulf War, the Pentagon established new ground rules for the media, such as granting access only to a small group of reporters and screening dispatches to prevent the release of classified information. Major news companies participated in negotiating these rules and accepted them withou...
by WaaghBakri
March 27th, 2003, 9:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Iraqi Death Toll? keep updated please.....
Replies: 85
Views: 192224

Iraqi Death Toll? keep updated please.....

<t>I also find her demeanor patronizing to the audience and to people she interviews: she is notorious for lecturing intervieweesYes, yes...I can see that. Post 9/11 days, she did come across as "a defender" of Islam, but my perception was that she did it in a way so as to remind people that not all...
by WaaghBakri
March 27th, 2003, 6:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Southern US Legislature (There is nothing else to do)
Replies: 7
Views: 189370

Southern US Legislature (There is nothing else to do)

Now that we have the internet, we need a voting system whereby the state residents can quickly vote to "feather & tar" these clowns out of town. Surprising how some of these guys manage to get voted.....
by WaaghBakri
March 27th, 2003, 5:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Iraqi Death Toll? keep updated please.....
Replies: 85
Views: 192224

Iraqi Death Toll? keep updated please.....

<t>Talking about the TV coverage, seems like CNN is struggling once again in their handling of Christiane Amanpour. After 9/11, her attempts at trying to present the Arab side of the coin, got her pulled off CNN. For the first few days of this war she re-appeared, and then again she seems to have di...
by WaaghBakri
March 26th, 2003, 7:19 am
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: Quadratic variation
Replies: 9
Views: 190004

Quadratic variation

<t>My two bit .... I wonder if you are thinking along a path or at a time instance? Ie. simply the observation that dB^2 = dt. I think QV is defined pathwise......[Incorrect comment deleted] But otherwise you might want to be careful (I think?). Loosely, if X = stochastic process then, Quadratic Var...
by WaaghBakri
March 26th, 2003, 5:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Shock & Awe
Replies: 31
Views: 190896

Shock & Awe

Hope Rumsfeld is proud of his "you ain't seen anything yet..." So that Rumsfeld can sleep peacefully .......How can one justify "preventive wars" at an innocent's expense? I think we opt for war too quickly ......
by WaaghBakri
March 25th, 2003, 4:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: GPS Jamming ....
Replies: 15
Views: 190527

GPS Jamming ....

Now did Bush need to wake Putin up at an unearthly hour to complain?
by WaaghBakri
March 25th, 2003, 4:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: GPS Jamming ....
Replies: 15
Views: 190527

GPS Jamming ....

<t>Interesting .... All public knowledge.....In January, an Australian hackers' Web site posted detailed instructions for how to build a GPS-jamming device with about $40 worth of off-the-shelf parts. .......Misguided BombsGovernment officials and communications experts are assessing the public safe...
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