Soundings Competition Winners
Thanks to everyone who entered our soundings competition. After much deliberation and debate, here are the four winners and examples of their work…
- By: Ben Lawton, Thomas Hanna, Sonali Dutta, Marianne Maer
As the United States twitches at the mere sniff of a terrorist threat, some observers may note a dark irony in the fact that most of the weapons it is particularly afraid of have been developed by its own department of “defense.”
Weapons research, however, still goes on. It is a simple logic that says “Hey boys, if we don't invent it the baddies can't steal it,” but none the less one that seems to have escaped the world's leading military minds.
Perhaps unsurprising then, that while President Bush pours billions into a missile defence system to protect himself from the misuse of his predecessors' legacy, he refuses to close the door on a much more intimate threat to his countrymen.
There is a terrorist that is threatening the fabric not only of the United States but of humanity as a whole. A terrorist that enters its host silently and