NSA: critics of US drone program considered ‘threats,’ ‘adversaries,’ ‘propagandists’
2013 09 27

By Madison Ruppert | End The Lie

A top secret internal US government website states that opponents to the U.S. drone program are to be considered “adversaries,” “threats” and “propagandists,” according to a Guardian report.

This is hardly surprising, given that pretty much everything is considered an indicator of potential terrorist activity, including undermining the government’s narrative.

The website, which looks similar to Wikipedia, contains entries written only by individuals “with top secret clearance and public key infrastructure certificates.” These certificates are cards that give unique access to restricted parts of NSA systems, according a Guardian interview with Edward Snowden.

All of the entries are “peer reviewed,” according to Snowden, which means that the statements reflect official government positions.

In listing “threats to unmanned aerial vehicles,” the expected physical dangers, including “air defense threats,” “jamming of UAV sensor systems,” “terrestrial weather” and “electronic warfare employed against the command and control system” are outlined.

However, the article also describes “propaganda campaigns that target UAV use” as one of the threats facing the drone program.

Among the “examples of potential propaganda themes that could be employed against UAV operations” some shocking entries are included.

One is an example titled “Nationality of Target vs. Due Process,” which says:

“Attacks against American and European persons who have become violent extremists are often criticized by propagandists, arguing that lethal action against these individuals deprives them of due process.”

In other words, every single person who has argued that that due process was not given to the four Americans killed by U.S. drones can be considered a “propagandist.”

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Read the full article at: endthelie.com




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