CIA Drones

Need to catch up? Check out last week’s Quantico recap here.  If United States federal government agencies are run using the type of decision-making process featured in this week’s Quantico, we’ve got far bigger problems on our hands than who amasses the most electoral college votes on Tuesday.* For reasons I do not understand, the CIA […]

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A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election — through hacking, cyber attacks and disinformation campaigns — is likely to peak on voting day, the officials said. Russian officials deny any such effort. But current and former U.S. officials warn that hackers could post fictional evidence […]

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A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election — through hacking, cyber attacks and disinformation campaigns — is likely to peak on voting day, the officials said. Russian officials deny any such effort. But current and former U.S. officials warn that hackers could post fictional evidence […]

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A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election — through hacking, cyber attacks and disinformation campaigns — is likely to peak on voting day, the officials said. Russian officials deny any such effort. But current and former U.S. officials warn that hackers could post fictional evidence […]

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A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election — through hacking, cyber attacks and disinformation campaigns — is likely to peak on voting day, the officials said. Russian officials deny any such effort. But current and former U.S. officials warn that hackers could post fictional evidence […]

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This article originally appeared on TomDispatch. There’s been nothing like this since Washington forded the Rubicon or Trump crossed the Delaware or delivered the Gettysburg Address (you know, the one that began “Four score and eleven women ago…”) — or pick your own seminal moment in American history. Billions of words, that face, those gestures, […]

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A dozen human rights, civil liberties, and faith groups are calling on President Barack Obama to follow through on the promise he made via executive order in July to transparently probe and address civilian deaths from drone strikes. A letter sent Thursday from groups including Amnesty International, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Reprieve lists […]

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Deputy chief minister of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province offers funeral prayers in front of dead bodies. At least 2,400 people have died in CIA drone strikes in the tribal region of north west Pakistan. On Wednesday, the United States and over 40 other countries signed a joint declaration outlining regulations on the import and […]

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WASHINGTON – When America goes to the polls on Nov. 8, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war. A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the U.S. presidential election – through hacking, cyber attacks and […]

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On October 22, Reuters reported that the Taliban had filmed a suicide attack in Helmand, Afghanistan’s largest province, with a small drone. An aerial video showed the insurgents deploying a car bomb against a police station in Nawa-i-Barakzayi, a district near the provincial capital. Within a few days of the Reuters article, the Taliban posted […]

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