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A Plea

“It is our plea that the drone attacks upon us be stopped. Because the American government is oppressing us without reason.” -Resident of Waziristan, in this film.

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The Avengers

“There’s just no other word for it. It is a campaign of terror – highly effective terror – regardless of what noble progressive sentiments one wishes to believe reside in the heart of the leader ordering it.” –Glenn Greenwald on … Continue reading

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Legitimacy

“We needed a court order to eavesdrop on him, but we didn’t need a court order to kill him. Isn’t that something?” –Michael Hayden, former Air Force general and CIA Director under Bush, on the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki. Hayden … Continue reading

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