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Why Rural Senators Want A Big Nuclear Arsenal

WASHINGTON -- North Korea's failed rocket launch and new arms talks with Iran have thrust the issue of nuclear proliferation back into the headlines. But while President Barack Obama faces obstacles around the globe to his vision of "a world without nuclear weapons," pork-barrel politics and campaign cash are slowing disarmament at home.

Now here’s where it gets interesting. In the case of the Syrian photographs, the release prompted discussion–again, in major forums such as the Op-Ed page of the New York Times–lamenting the inability of the photographs themselves to adequately motivate public action.

North Korea marks 60 years since Korean War with massive 'Victory Day' parade

North Korea marks 60 years since Korean War with massive 'Victory Day' parade (Photo: David Guttenfelder / AP)

City Silhouettes by Jasper James This amazing series by photographer Jasper James features the city of Beijing seen through the silhouettes of its people. Jasper has an impressive client list which includes Ferrari, British Airways, Volvo, Bosch, Ritz Carlton, Wallpaper and Vanity Fair, amongst others.

A soldier looks back during a ceremony in Pyongyang, on April 14, 2012, one day before the centenary of the birth of North Korea founder Kim Il-sung. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters) http://www.miliwoman.com/