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Releasing Osama Bin Laden’s Porn Stash
Or, more accurately, releasing the porn stash found in his compound.
porn  War-on-Terror  Freedom-of-Information  USA 
september 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons
Turns out they did have chemical weapons! Not militarily usable, ones we helped them make decades ago, that have fallen apart. Still dangerous to the soliders (and indeed locals) exposed to them, but the army didn't want information getting out about it.
War-on-Terror  War  Iran  lies  military  chemical-weapons  fail  USA 
october 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
MI5 failures over Woolwich probably 'misjudgement' not lack of snoopers' charter, says Sir Chris Fox - Telegraph
'result of human misjudgement rather than lack of "draconian" powers to monitor email traffic, a former police boss said today.'
politics  terrorism  police  crime  War-on-Terror  privacy  surveilance  interesting 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The forgotten prisoners of America's own Gulag - The Independent
166 inmates remain. 3 convicted, 30 to face trial. 50 in legal no-man's-land, too dangerous to release but against whom there is not enough evidence to prosecute. And then there are 86 who have been cleared for release, yet aren't released.
USA  comment  fail  freedom  law  military  posttofacebook  rights  terrorism  War-on-Terror  wtf 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ticking time bomb scenario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
'a thought experiment that has been used in the ethics debate over whether torture can ever be justified.'
ethics  War-on-Terror  interesting  culture 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
All you need is love | The Atlantic
How to stop people dying for their country? Make them want to live for something.
posttofacebook  awesome  War-on-Terror  culture  interesting  terrorism  relationships  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Outrage at CIA's deadly 'double tap' drone attacks - Americas - World - The Independent
'initial strikes are now followed up by further missiles in a tactic which lawyers and campaigners say is killing an even greater number of civilians. The tactic has cast such a shadow of fear over strike zones that rescuers often wait for hours before daring to visit the scene of an attack.'
posttofacebook  Pakistan  CIA  USA  wtf  death  military  terrorism  War-on-Terror  war  news 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Terror suspect defence bill passes US House
'… the bill would deny terror suspects - including US citizens - of the right to trial and would permit indefinite detention.'
USA  bad-idea  law  wtf  War-on-Terror  terrorism  news  interesting 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Senators Demand the Military Lock Up American Citizens in a “Battlefield” They Define as Being Right Outside Your Window » Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union
'The Senate is going to vote on whether Congress will give this president—and every future president — the power to order the military to pick up and imprison without charge or trial civilians anywhere in the world.'
wtf  military  law  civil-liberties  War-on-Terror 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Wikileaks: Are 'Jamaicans' The Next Great Terror Threat? | TPMMuckraker
'Forget fundamentalist Wahhabi Muslims. Could bands of roving Rastafarians be far from wreaking havoc and fear on American society? That's what a secret U.S. diplomatic cable written in 2010 and shared by Wikileaks alleges.'
interesting  War-on-Terror  amusing  fear  USA 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Major League Baseball Prevented Another 9/11, Says Value Voters Speaker (VIDEO) | TPMMuckraker
'Bryan Fischer of the conservative Christian group the American Family Association floated an interesting theory about why there hasn't been a "Muslim attack" since Sept. 11 during his speech before the Values Voter Summit on Saturday.'
USA  religion  War-on-Terror  via-theweaselking  interesting  wtf 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Exclusive: Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet | Danger Room | Wired.com
'A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.'
military  security  technology  USA  interesting  computers  computer-viruses  hacking  war  War-on-Terror 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Al-Qaida calls on Ahmadinejad to end 9/11 conspiracy theories | World news | guardian.co.uk
'Al-Qaida has sent a message to the Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, asking him to stop spreading conspiracy theories about the 9/11 attacks.'
Iran  terrorism  conspiracy-theories  politics  lies  wtf  War-on-Terror 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The due-process-free assassination of U.S. citizens is now reality - Yemen - Salon.com
'It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was Anwar al-Awlaki.  No effort was made to indict him for any crimes…'
news  interesting  USA  War-on-Terror  crime  death 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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