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  • RELEASE: CIA review of High Value Target Assassinations, Full Document!

    CIA Best Practices in Counterinsurgency WikiLeaks, on Thursday 18 December, published a review by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of its “High Value Target” (HVT) assassination programme. The report weighs the pros and cons of killing “insurgent” leaders in assassination plots. After the report was prepared, US drone strike killings rose...
  • Putin may witness his empire’s death knell in 2015

    The year ahead could see the outbreak of the third Chechen war, which, in turn, could be the death knell of the Russian Federation in its current borders.  If, as is imaginable, Russia dismembers itself later this century — the way the Soviet Union did in 1991 — it...