6 March 2010

Wired: Cyberwar Hype Intended to Destroy the Open Internet

[via:Joonas Mäkinen]

8 February 2010

War is psychedelic: Dazzle camouflage

Dazzle did not conceal the ship but made it difficult for the enemy to estimate its type, size, speed and heading. The idea was to disrupt the visual rangefinders used for naval artillery.”

[via:Waino]

14 November 2009

Noam Chomsky on BBC Hard Talk 2009-11-09, parts 1, 2 and 3.

10 November 2009

British soldier reveals disarray within the Afghan police force

[via:No Agenda]

30 October 2009

NY Times: Drug Trading Brother of Afghan Leader Said to Be Paid by C.I.A.

“Ahmed Wali Karzai [...] a suspected player in the country’s booming illegal opium trade, gets regular payments from the Central Intelligence Agency, and has for much of the past eight years [...] The C.I.A.’s practices also suggest that the United States is not doing everything in its power to stamp out the lucrative Afghan drug trade, a major source of revenue for the Taliban.”

[via:No Agenda]

17 July 2009

Anthrax War – documentary about the 2001 Anthrax Attacks

Recently aired by CBC, coming to European public broadcasters soon. The movie also discusses the death of David Kelly and other aspects of the messy world of bioweapons development, including the South African apartheid era government’s plans to control the black population.

Youtube parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. There’s also a book.

14 July 2009

Hamas claims Israeli intelligence service is dumping libido increasing, youth corrupting chewing gum in Gaza

Brilliant.

[via:Xuenay]

12 June 2009

Photographing a generation born of rape during the Rwandan genocide

[via:Reddit]

11 May 2009

Global Coalition for Peace: What Goes Around Comes Around pillar ad posters

Global Coalition for Peace: What Goes Around Comes Around

[via:Nelg]

3 May 2009

One million plastic cups, the number used on airline flights in the US every six hours (Photo by Chris Jordan)

Visualized statistics of consumption, spending in the US

Each item is displayed distantly, close up and IN YOUR FACE for your mindblowing pleasure(?).

[via:Nelg]

17 April 2009

30% of US military women are raped while serving

“…71% are sexually assaulted, and 90% are sexually harassed”

22 March 2009

Israeli soldiers ordered to shoot at Gaza rescuers

I could easily fill a body bag with post-it notes if I’d written one for every (recent) mental note I’ve made of “avoid the Middle East”.

[via:Helsingin Sanomat]

21 March 2009

Israel in Gaza: Killing civilians, vandalism, and lax rules of engagement

[via:Helsingin Sanomat]

15 February 2009

U.S. Army to recruit immigrants with temporary visas

Running out of cannon fodder?

1 July 2008

UNICEF land mine stickers

What a fantastic idea for an anti-land mine ad campaign

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