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Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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The collapsing US military & economic empire is making Washington & NATO even more dangerous. US could not beat the Taliban but thinks it can take on China-Russia-Iran...a sign of psychopathology for sure.

Friday, April 19, 2013

SEPARATE KILL LISTS



Mark Mazzati tells Jon Stewart that there are two separate US kill lists for Yemen -- one for the CIA and one for the Pentagon.

He has a new book on the CIA called The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.

2 Comments:

Blogger erich said...

"Targeted killing — particularly the sort carried out by the U.S. fleet of deadly flying robots — is a transactional business." -Assassination ability is a currency to trade fro whatever American empire wants.

"he U.S. wanted access to Pakistan’s airspace and, it was once hoped, western tribal territory, where al-Qaida operated. Over the years, the U.S. got the former and (rarely) the latter, giving birth to a quid pro quo that spread to Yemen and beyond."

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/04/mark-mazzetti/

4/19/13, 9:26 AM  
Blogger erich said...

"Targeted killing — particularly the sort carried out by the U.S. fleet of deadly flying robots — is a transactional business." -Assassination ability is a currency to trade fro whatever American empire wants.

"he U.S. wanted access to Pakistan’s airspace and, it was once hoped, western tribal territory, where al-Qaida operated. Over the years, the U.S. got the former and (rarely) the latter, giving birth to a quid pro quo that spread to Yemen and beyond."

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/04/mark-mazzetti/

4/19/13, 9:26 AM  

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