SUPER TYPHOON 08W (NEOGURI), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 246 NM SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF KADENA AB, OKINAWA, JAPAN HAS TRACKED NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 071200Z IS 40 FEET.
The establishment of a caliphate in Iraq is laden with 1,200 years of history. Baghdad, for a glorious five hundred years, was the political capital of Islam and a center for what has been called “the Golden Age of Islam.” The declaration by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) that they have […]
Chikungunya is a viral illness that was originally diagnosed in East Africa in 1952. It is similar to illnesses caused by the four dengue viruses but is rarely fatal. It usually resolves in a week or so, but large numbers of patients have had continued or relapsing episodes of the characteristic joint pain as long as five years after their illness.