Newslinks 03.09.08

March 9th, 2008

Gustav Klimnt, Beethoven Frieze via

Klimpt’s historic ‘Beethoven Frieze’ to be reconstructed at Tate Liverpool [NY Times]
Old master stolen by Stasi (East German secret police) valued at $2 million [Bloomberg]
The architectural intelligence of the New Museum
[Financial Times]
Update: Goat farm video, other favorites, at Whitney Biennial [Bloomberg]
Brooklyn and Manhattan street art gains fans, collectors [NY Times]
A case against art for Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth [Financial Times]
Gagosian’s Uptown Gallery Expands, with a new director (former Picasso biographer) [Art Info]

Bulgaria Summons National Security Council over New Strategy.

Sofia News Agency September 12, 2010 Bulgaria’s President Georgi Parvanov has summoned the National Security Council over the draft of a new National Security Strategy.

The meeting is scheduled for Friday, September 17, 2010, at 1:30 pm, the Presidency announced on Sunday. web site national security council

The meeting has only one issue on its agenda a discussion of the draft for Bulgaria’s National Security Strategy.

Interior Minister and Deputy PM Tsvetan Tsvetanov has been invited to report on this topic.

According to the National Security Council Act, the Council includes, in addition to the President, the Parliament Chair, the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Defense, Foreign Affairs, Interior, and Finance, the head of the State National Security Agency (DANS), the Head of Defense (i.e. formerly known as the head of the general staff of the army), and the chairs of all parliamentary groups. go to website national security council

Bulgaria’s President Parvanov and Defense Minister Anyu Angelov have been tangled in a conflict over the appointment of a new head of the Military Information Service, i.e. Bulgaria’s military intelligence. On Friday Bulgarian PM Borisov said he hoped the conflict will be resolved before the meeting of the National Security Council.A