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Collateral Damage to the Truth

CASE STUDY: Reporting Casualties in Drone Strikes

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In a report released in July 2016, the Obama administration revealed the number of enemy combatants and civilians killed via drone strikes since 2009 in counter-terrorism efforts. 932 more words


Increase RP? Do away with Private Treaty

We have been told at EOGM2, EOGM3 and repeated in the first Town Hall, that our current Reserve Price (RP) is stretching it already. 245 more words

Collective Sale

War Machines: Artificial Intelligence in Conflict

A review of Paul Scharre’s “Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War” (W.W. Norton, 2018).

Source: War Machines: Artificial Intelligence in Conflict


Don’t Read Too Much Into the Jump in Rejected FISA Applications

Recent headlines about a supposedly dramatic rise in rejected FISA applications rest on a misleading apples-to-oranges comparison.

Source: Don’t Read Too Much Into the Jump in Rejected FISA Applications


Document: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court 2017 Annual Report

Here are the deep state statistics! But can you trust statistics with a typo?

The director of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts released the following report on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s activities during 2017. 27 more words


What I Wish You Knew

Dear Well Meaning Church Lady:

I really do appreciate you thinking about me to be your next “team member” for your “health revolution”.  I’m going to believe you were absolutely sincere when you sent me the Facebook message about it rather than talking to me in person. 432 more words