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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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Drones for Iraqi Navy

The US office for Security Cooperation in Iraq has announced: “the sale of roughly 12 of the U.S. Navy’s Scan Eagle unmanned drones”… “with surveillance packages that will allow the aircraft to conduct day and night missions”… “operated by members … Continue reading

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