The five P’s

Or “Why I don’t trust BP to clean up anything” I haven’t dedicated much space here to the ongoing saga going down in Louisiana as BP and the US government fumble to maintain the appearance of control of the situation. I’ll leave the blow-by-blow account of these mishandling to people with more time and patience …

Engineering Haiti

Haiti is a disaster zone requiring assistance at every imaginable level. Currently, the bulk of the assistance is related to rescue, food, health, shelter, security and recovery of the dead; but soon, the task of rebuilding will begin, perhaps even before the recovery is over. As a younger man, I trained to lead sappers, Combat …