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Insurgents Hack U.S. Drones
Militants in Iraq have used $26 off-the-shelf software to intercept live video feeds from U.S. Predator drones, potentially providing them with information they need to evade or monitor U.S. military operations.
military  hacking  encryption  usa  iraq  EpicFail 
december 2009 by andrewducker
Leaked documents reveal No 10 cover-up over Iraq invasion
Fresh evidence has emerged about how Blair misled MPs by claiming in 2002 that the goal was "disarmament, not regime change". Documents show the government wanted to hide its true intentions by informing only "very small numbers" of officials.
iraq  military  uk  war  terrorism  corruption 
november 2009 by andrewducker
Bush Said Invasion Of Iraq Was Biblical Mission To Stop Armageddon
Chirac recounts that the American leader appealed to their ‘common faith’ (Christianity) and told him: ‘Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East…. The biblical prophecies are being fulfilled…. This confrontation is willed by God, who wants to use this conflict to erase his people’s enemies before a New Age begins.’
Europe  iraq  religion  usa  GeorgeWBush 
august 2009 by andrewducker
Alternative boondoggles
If we hadn't spent $6Trillion on the Iraq War, where would we have spent it?
economics  iraq  money  war 
may 2008 by andrewducker
Final Salute
"When a young Marine in dress uniform had boarded the plane to Reno, the passengers smiled and nodded politely. None knew he had just come from the plane's cargo hold, after watching his best friend's casket loaded onboard."
death  War  Marines  Iraq  USA 
june 2007 by andrewducker
300 and Viewpoints
Interesting piece on why simplistic interpretations of 300 just don't work
comics  film  iraq  movies  politics 
march 2007 by andrewducker
Book Review: Imperial Life In The Emerald City
A fascinating look at how the US attempted to rebuild Iraq, and what caused it to go so badly wrong.
iraq  US  war 
january 2007 by andrewducker
Marines are from Mars, Iraqis are from Venus
Yes, it's full of generalisations, but they are, at the least, interesting ones. And I think it gets across the point that expecting people from different cultures to act like your own culture is just asking for trouble
society  iraq  war 
october 2006 by andrewducker
Making Water From Thin Air
Most impressive one so far - works at 14% humidity which is far less than most similar technologies
water  technology  desert  iraq 
october 2006 by andrewducker
The WW2 guide to Iraq
A guide given to WW2 soldiers going into Iraq. If only the leaders of the free world had handed out copies to the troops in there now...
books  PDF  Iraq  history  funny  filetype:pdf  media:document 
november 2005 by andrewducker
THE WONDERFUL PICTURE BOOK
The Iraq War - as explained using Playmobil
funny  toys  Iraq  War 
may 2005 by andrewducker

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