Tagged: America

From Joan Salge Blake:

Americans at LARGE Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently took the vital signs of Americans and declared that more needs to be done to combat obesity. Currently, 68% of Americans are either overweight or obese. Excess body fat increases your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, stroke, and diabetes — all major killers of Americans. […]

Secret U.S. military ops in MidEast

The New York Times reports that Gen. David Patraeus, the top American commander in the Middle East, has ordered a broad expansion of clandestine military activity across the region in an effort to disrupt militant groups or counter threats.  International Relations Professor Joseph Wippl, director of the BU Center for International Relations and a 30-year […]

Times Square bomb suspect

Investigators are trying to determine any connections between a Pakistani-American charges in the failed Times Square car bombing and any international terrorist groups, possibly the Pakistani Taliban.  International relations Professor Adil Najam, director of the Pardee Center for the Student of the Longer-Range Future and editor of “Pakistanis in America: Portrait of a Giving Community,” […]