Accenture: Offshore Outsourcing Has Not Worked

05/16/2011
By Richard McCormack Originally published in Manufacturing News, April 29, 2011 05/16/2011 - The strategy embraced over the past decade by U.S. manufacturing companies to shift production to countries with cheap labor may no longer be appropriate, according to a consulting firm that has been a big promoter of offshore…

Russia’s ROKAF Connection

05/06/2011
By Dr. Richard Weitz 05/052011 - South Korea is an attractive defense market due to its large economy and justifiable need for military equipment to defend against a North Korean threat. The United States is the main supplier of imported weapons to the Republic of Korea Armed Forces (ROKAF). The…

State Department Goes on Cyber Offensive

05/05/2011
By Dr. Richard Weitz 05/05/2011 - Under Hillary Clinton, the U.S. State Department has made a major effort to promote international Internet liberties, including the freedoms of expression, association, and assembly online. Taken together, these rights comprise what Secretary Clinton has called the “freedom to connect.” The Department faces both…