Prophecy in the News

The United States of Europe: EU’s answer to Russia?

In a call to counter the rise of anti-EU parties, Brendan Simms, professor of the history of international relations at Cambridge University, told Channel 4 News: “Euroscepticism is a huge threat, not so much because people are cautious about the ability of Europe to deliver – a concern which I share – but because they […]

Same-sex marriage ban in Pennsylvania unconstitutional

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday, making it the latest in a host of states in which such prohibitions have been declared unconstitutional in the past year.   As with many of those previous rulings, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones cited the constitutional touchstones of due process and equal […]

600 million citizens of India are now enrolled with biometric ID

Biometric pattern recognition is a very active field of scientific and engineering research, whose goal is automatic, reliable, rapid determination of personal identity by analysis, encoding, and matching of discriminative personal characteristics.   These technologies thus draw upon the sciences of biology, signal processing, computer vision, sensors, information theory, statistics, pattern recognition, and decision theory. […]

The Global Government Biometric Systems Market 2014-2024

Global governmental spending on biometric programs and corresponding systems is predominantly driven by the numerous e-passport and national identity card programs underway in various countries and the projects slated to begin in the near future.   The US and European nations including the UK, Germany, France and other smaller European nations were the early adopters of biometric technology […]

The REAL ID Act is the WRONG ID Act

Your Louisiana Drivers License could soon become a National Identification Card if House Bill 907 is passed in the full Senate between now and session’s end. After watching the Senate Transportation Committee pass this bill, it was obvious there were facts missing or overlooked. That is when I received the CATO Institute’s Weekly Dispatch with […]

With Israel/PA negotiations stalled, what should be done now?

Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority has now concluded a reconciliation agreement with Hamas, the United Statesand European Union-recognized terrorist organization that controls Gaza and calls for the destruction of Israel Article 15 and the murder of Jews Article 7 in its charter. Read More: With Israel/PA negotiations stalled, what should be done now? | JPost […]

Israel has little to fear from the International Criminal Court

In the dysfunctional state of Israeli-Palestinian relations, the “nuclear option” for the Palestinians would be joining the International Criminal Court as a member state and exercising that membership to launch war crimes investigations against Israel. At least, that’s the view of many in Israel, which, like the United States, is not a member of the […]

Pope To ‘Recognize Palestine’?

Palestinian Authority (PA) and Arab Christian sources are already celebrating Pope Francis’s visit to Israel starting next Sunday, saying his choice to begin the trip directly in PA-held Bethlehem is meant to “recognize Palestine” and “oppose the occupation.”   “He is taking a helicopter directly from Jordan to Palestine – to Bethlehem. It’s a kind of […]