History 101: Marshal Of France – Hubert Lyautey The French Empire Builder

French Foreign Legion Louis Hubert Gonzalve Lyautey Morocco

One of the best books that I bought in the last Big Bad Wolf Book Sales was called “Our Friends Beneath the Sands: The French Foreign Legion in France’s Colonial Conquests 1870-1935” which focuses on the French Foreign Legion’s participation in Algeria, Vietnam (back then Indochina), Madagascar and Morocco. Image source: Amazon.… [Click to read the rest] “History 101: Marshal Of France – Hubert Lyautey The French Empire Builder”

Indian Cinema 101: Blatant Mockery of Military Tactics in Wild Dog 2021

military uri surgical strike tactics movie hindi

Every movie regardless it is romantic, action, war or comedy, there must be a sense of good storyline and when it comes to action or war, there must be a good use of tactics. If it involves the military, then we expect nothing but the very best when it comes to tactics, skills, strategy and use of specialised weapons.… [Click to read the rest] “Indian Cinema 101: Blatant Mockery of Military Tactics in Wild Dog 2021”

National Security 101: Can Anyone Steal Data From Undersea Cables?

undersea cable submarine

A submarine communications cable (or undersea cable) is a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean and sea. A large chunk of it passes by the Straits of Malacca which is also one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world these days.[Click to read the rest] “National Security 101: Can Anyone Steal Data From Undersea Cables?”

Blogging 101: The Day My Blog Went Ballistic & Not Accessible

SSL Blog Security Website Server

This is how generally an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate works to secure the communication between the user and the server on a website like this blog site. Image source: Internetum

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The Dreadful & Inactive Persatuan

persatuan

(The familiar facade of almost every Persatuan in residential areas in this country.  But setting this up and running it on a regular basis is not easy. Image source: TheStar)

I guess it is high time I stop apologizing for not doing up my blog post and I did consider ending the good old days of blogging for once and for all.… [Click to read the rest] “The Dreadful & Inactive Persatuan”

Leadership 101: MH370 – A Lesson in Crisis Management

MH370 – frankly speaking, the last thing we need now is a missing plane…

mh370

(I had to pinch myself when I first heard about the missing plane. I flew MAS on a regular basis and I prefer flying on a Boeing 777 than Airbus. Having a missing plane was something that all Malaysian did not expect to hear on a Saturday morning.[Click to read the rest] “Leadership 101: MH370 – A Lesson in Crisis Management”

National Security 101: Are We Champion of Double-Talk?

Hamza Kashgari double-talk security extradition

(Washington Post calls us “champion of double-talk” in relation to Hamza Kashgari who is a Saudi poet and a former columnist who was wanted in Saudi for crossing red lines and denigrating religious beliefs in God and His Prophet. He almost got away with it – if not for 1 small mistake – he landed on the wrong country to transit.[Click to read the rest] “National Security 101: Are We Champion of Double-Talk?”

National Security 101: Spotlight on African Menace

africa crime nigerian

(Still, remember the audacity of Africans to fight the local authorities in Mantin? Does it not count as a serious threat to national security? Image source)

Whilst we welcome genuine Africans students to come over and get their higher education to better themselves and their country, we do not want criminals in disguise as students to come over and start creating problems and commit serious crimes here.… [Click to read the rest] “National Security 101: Spotlight on African Menace”

Driving Skills 101: Constant Parking Paranoia Crisis

Parking car lot driving

With more people having cars and too many selfish idiots who don’t think of others, getting the right parking spot is fast becoming more crucial too. Photo by Stephan Müller from Pexels

Call me paranoid but the last thing I want to do is to park my car somewhere far from the restaurant where I am having my dinner.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: Constant Parking Paranoia Crisis”

Health 101: H1N1 Virus, 50 and counting

As at todate, 44,287 cases have been reported all over the world with 180 deaths – the bulk coming from Mexico: 113, US: 44 and Canada: 12 deaths.

H1N1

(Where are the masks? Image source: http://www.jordantimes.com)

Malaysia has finally hit 50 confirmed H1N1 case last week and one can rest assured that it is not going to be the last case.… [Click to read the rest] “Health 101: H1N1 Virus, 50 and counting”

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