Monday, July 26, 2010

Wikileaks - Afghanistan War Log

first it was COLLATERAL MURDER, then it was TOP SECRET AMERICA ... now it's AFGHANISTAN WAR LOG. And it seems rather wonderful and damning...

The disclosures come from more than 90,000 records of incidents and intelligence reports about the conflict obtained by the whistleblowers' website Wikileaks in one of the biggest leaks in US military history. Including...

• How a secret "black" unit of special forces hunts down Taliban leaders for "kill or capture" without trial.

• How the US covered up evidence that the Taliban have acquired deadly surface-to-air missiles.

• How the coalition is increasingly using deadly Reaper drones to hunt and kill Taliban targets by remote control from a base in Nevada.

• How the Taliban have caused growing carnage with a massive escalation of their roadside bombing campaign, which has killed more than 2,000 civilians to date.
[source GUARDIAN]

...but remember, dear reader, they don't call it THE FOG OF WAR for nothing. And that's still what this might be, diversion from the real motivation, the real way the world works. We end up hating the people doing the evil deeds (the police, the military) rather than wondering WHY they're being allowed to do what they do.

Total global transparency doesn't just mean all these recent whistleblown facts, it also mean TOTAL GLOBAL TRANSPARENCY OF INTENT ... and we're, unfortunately, not seeing that ugly picture in such mass media releases.

Especially with the way they're painting this leak as a HACK, what a way to usher in tighter online security for EVERYONE - internet freedom - free thought - and freedom of expression is surely being hacked at here, I suspect. Certainly with Congressional passing of Obama's so-called INTERNET KILL SWITCH legislation.

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