Iraq

10.21.15
America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix
10.21.15

America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix

The drone program was supposed to be a "scalpel" that could cleanly excise terrorists with minimal collateral damage. What we got was mosquito hunting with a shotgun.

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07.22.15
Pentagon confirms Iraq drone crash that surfaced online
07.22.15

Pentagon confirms Iraq drone crash that surfaced online

The images of a crashed drone in the middle of an Iraqi desert started circulating online on Monday, prompting the Pentagon to admit that yes, the military owns it and is working to bring it back to its base.

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05.05.15
Snowden documents reveal how the NSA searches voice calls
05.05.15

Snowden documents reveal how the NSA searches voice calls

The Intercept has released a new document from Edward Snowden's cache of government files describing...

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06.13.14
Iraq blocks Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook in effort to stifle insurgency
06.13.14

Iraq blocks Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook in effort to stifle insurgency

The Iraqi government has essentially shut off all social networking in the country in an effort to...

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05.29.12
Microsoft lands an official software outlet in Iraq
05.29.12

Microsoft lands an official software outlet in Iraq

Believe it or not, there hasn't been an official distributor for Microsoft software in Iraq in the...

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05.03.12
Web Marketplace for Windows Phone gets 22 more stamps in its passport
05.03.12

Web Marketplace for Windows Phone gets 22 more stamps in its passport

If you've been holed up in Thailand, waiting to browse the latest and greatest apps for your Windo...

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02.15.12
Iraq war veteran's iPod found 6,000 miles away, returned to him
02.15.12

Iraq war veteran's iPod found 6,000 miles away, returned to him

You always hear about a lost cat or a dog traveling hundreds of miles to find its owner. Here's a...

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07.01.11
Robert Morris, man who helped develop Unix, dies at 78
07.01.11

Robert Morris, man who helped develop Unix, dies at 78

We have some somber news to bring you this morning: Robert Morris, the cryptographer who helped...

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