“It’s not true that we have relied solely on the kinetic option. We wouldn’t have so many detainees if we’d relied on the ability to exterminate people…We’ve had a blended and nuanced approach and for the guy who’s on the other end of a Hellfire missile he doesn’t see that as a nuance.”
Former US Attorney General John Ashcroft, speaking at the 2013 Aspen security forum
“The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.”
-Aldous Huxley, 1937
Next time you have dark thoughts about the human condition, remember there are still people like Layla around. Check out MAG’s short portrait of a graceful young Lebanese woman whose job is to remove countless landmines and cluster bombs.
“Pacificism is simply undisguised cowardice.”
Adolf Hitler, August 21, 1926
Totally annoying when our enemies shoot down bombers that we sent to slay them. But God bless Raytheon, they’ve developed MALD, a decoy missile that fools the adversary.
Best part? Only $322,000 a piece!
The haunting love poem to the bomb, Dr. Strangelove, also boasts one of history’s greatest film trailers.
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The U.S. Air Force holds a most tender notion of what constitutes “amazing.” From an ad campaign just a few years back.
If you have questions or problems, it’s nice to know there’s someone to talk to. Tom Tomorrow’s Droney is most reassuring. “We get to do whatever we want — forever!”
November 2012. Syria. 20 children play in a field. Bombs are dropped. Eleven die. The crime the children committed? The Syrian government does not say. (Human Rights Watch)
From our gallery of ongoing YouTube INFILTRATIONS. Kanye desperately tries to say something meaningful. We figured we would help him. After corporate complaint, YouTube removed this work from its hollowed grounds.