On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in San Francisco at the Commonwealth Club, Mark Mazzetti, New York Times National Security Reporter and Pulitzer Prize Winner discussed his latest book “The Way Of The Knife.” He thinks the CIA has moved from an espionage agency into a paramilitary organization while the Pentagon has moved into spying.
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On Jan. 31, 2011 The New Yorker’s James Surowiecki wrote “Don’t Enter The Dragon” about the risk of investing in China. “A lack of transparency and a disregard for accounting regulations are all too common among US listed Chinese firms…” Chinese firms may try a reverse merger by buying American companies listed on the stock exchange to avoid scrutiny by investors or regulators.
David E. Hoffman wrote “Going Viral” about the Pentagon’s efforts to deal with swine flu and other biological threats.
Patricia Marx wrote “The Borrowers” about how people live the illusion of affluence by renting expensive clothes or purses.
Elizabeth Kolbert wrote “America’s Top Parent” about tiger mothers driving their children to excel.
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