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The Chinese Are Watching You

Presumably the Chinese, anyway: 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. The virus, first detected nearly two weeks ago by the military’s Host-Based Security System, has not prevented pilots at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada […]

The Surge

Paul Rosenberg writes: But the less obvious point I want to underscore here is that everyone forgets how firmly center-right the Baker-Hamilton Report–and then Bush ran well to the right of that with his highly deceptive “Surge”, whose “success” was quite foreseeable from his vantage point, as the recent WikiLeaks Iraq document dump helped to […]


From a nice guest post at Informed Comment: Next up was Woolsey, a member of the Project for the New American Century who pushed the bogus idea of an Iraq connection to 9-11 within hours of the 9-11 airplanes striking their targets. Woolsey explained that Ahmadinejad is a new Hitler. Iran is very similar to […]

Israel is Not Barbaric

Unlike all those barbaric Muslim/Palestinians they’ve been fighting: Two Israeli soldiers convicted of using a Palestinian child as a human shield during an offensive in Gaza in 2009 have received suspended sentences and been demoted. The soldiers had forced the nine-year-old boy to open suspected booby-trapped bags at gunpoint. It occurred during Israel’s three-week conflict […]