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Obama/CIA drone murder Taliban chief's innocent taxi driver. Happy collateral damage day!

From Reuters here:

The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in southwest Pakistan has filed a report with police asking for his brother’s killing to be investigated, officials said on Sunday.

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Congrats to Uncle Sam for killing head of Taliban and peace talks!

From Reuters:

KABUL/WASHINGTON – The United States has killed the leader of the Afghan Taliban in an air strike in a remote border area just inside Pakistan, Afghanistan said, in an attack likely to dash any immediate prospect for peace talks.

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CIA retweets Iraq WMD intelligence and all the peace and love it brought!

From here:

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been criticised online for live-tweeting the killing of Osama Bin Laden as it happened five years ago.

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Justice vs. oil prices!

From CBS News here:

President Obama is under new pressure from families of Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack victims who want him to back legislation allowing them to sue the Saudi government.

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Oh, I'm sure Obama will release an accurate, honest drone murder numbers!

From the Guardian here:

A senior White House aide has pledged to release how many terrorism suspects and civilian casualties the US has killed in its drone strikes since 2009, the first-ever disclosure surrounding the US’s most controversial lethal operations.

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Who would the Spooks blame if not Snowden?

From the Guardian here:

And then Comey tells the committee he blames one man for his current predicament: Edward Snowden.

“Since Mr. Snowden’s revelations, terrorist tradecraft changed.” Terrorists tried to “wrap their lives in encryption,” he says, and as a result, “we’re looking for needles in a haystack, and the most important needles turn invisible.”

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One of Obama's golden rules!

From here:

 “When you’ve got four shiny stars on your shoulder and you’re described as the ‘president’s favorite general’ and you say something that makes the president look good, you’re not going to get an espionage charge.” He is talking there about retired Gen.

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