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Blowback blues redux, and redux redux, recurring

[ by Charles Cameron — category title would be along the lines of “the unobvious which ought to be blindingly obvious” — maybe that explains why these things are so hard to see ]

It’s a pattern.


You can stumble on an unintended blowback example any day of the week — and thrice on some days:

let me quickly add the next two in Callimachi’s series:



  • TBIJ, Nine young children killed: The full details of botched US raid in Yemen
  • Politico, CIA Memo: Designating Muslim Brotherhood Could ‘Fuel Extremism’
  • Twitter, Rukmini Callimachi
  • One Response to “Blowback blues redux, and redux redux, recurring”

    1. Grurray Says:

      Blessed ban reminds me of this line, even rhyming for added effect
      “To confirm his story, the CIA had KSM reenact the beheading so that it could compare the features of his hands and forearms to those in the video of Pearl’s murder. ‘Throughout the reenactment, KSM smiled and mugged for the cameras. Sometimes he preened,’ Mitchell writes. When informed that the CIA had confirmed that he was telling the truth, KSM smiled.
      ‘See, I told you,’ KSM said. ‘I cut Daniel’s throat with these blessed hands.'”

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