Black and White Program

The Black and White Progam site provided a mix of fiction and non-fiction articles for readers to feel entertained and stay on track. The page started in 2005 and consisted of thrilling blog posts and essays such as the Voice to Text and Back, Voices from India, I Don’t Want To Talk To You Either … At Least Not Right Now. All these stories are based on real scenarios in the past, using fictional characters and storylines. These essays are both dramatic and action-focused, which could have been a great story for hard-working single mothers to relax when they’ve got free time. 

Voice to Text and Back

Written by John Eastman on June 13th, 2008 

At the urging of a friend, I have cautiously entered the world of cell phone text messaging. Email and voice are still my communication methods of choice, and I have yet to become fluent in text messaging. I cannot bring myself to use messaging abbreviations like “u” for “you”, “ruok” for “are you

Voices From India

Written by Anita Choudhary on May 23rd, 2008

In July of 2005, there was a highly successful summit meeting involving Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh and United States President George W. Bush. According to Indian Embassy sources, it signaled a significant level of transformation in India-U.S. relations wherein 

the establishment of a global partnership was the focal point. Both Prime Minister.

I Don’t Want To Talk To You Either … At Least Not Right Now

Written by John Eastman on  January 8th, 2008 

A widely published Reuters news service article entitled “Iran Leader Suggests U.S. Ties Possible in Future” indicated that Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei stated that restoring ties with the United States now would harm the Islamic state but that he would not rule it out in the future (Reuters, January 3, 2008). Further high points.

To NIE, or not to NIE

 Written by Ben Bowser on December 24th, 2007

Following the exhaustive back-and-forth Weapons of Mass Destruction debate that culminated in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the National Intelligence Council’s November 2007 National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) should come as no surprise— except to those who read the last NIE. Conflicting with the statements of the 2005 report, the most recent estimate assessed that Iran…