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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
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
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
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
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

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