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Sophisticated explosive attacks in Libya

Sophisticated explosive attacks for assassination and diversions to facilitate a prison break…elaborate planning for Benghazi forces looking to secede from Tripoli… {Libya should actually be three distinct automous areas.  Qaddafi was able to hold the regions together through a combination … Continue reading

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Evolving ways of war…

Washington Post: “Secret wars are not new.  For decades, the CIA has carried out covert operations abroad at the president’s direction and with congressional notice.” “Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists with no pilot in harm’s way. Small teams … Continue reading

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Drone Campaign & the Metastasis of Al Qaeda

“Nine years into the drone program, it is now clear that while drones are useful in keeping al Qaeda and its affiliates off-balance, the assassination of operatives by unmanned aircraft has not led to the demise of the organization or … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Obama’s Kill List

“Nothing else in Mr. Obama’s first term has baffled liberal supporters and confounded conservative critics alike as his aggressive counterterrorism record.” “…the administration’s very success at killing terrorism suspects has been shadowed by a suspicion: that Mr. Obama has avoided … Continue reading

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