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NYT: The case of the grisly US soldier "kill team" in Afghan the worst in our history there and in Iraq….When will it end? US apologizes for killing a kid in weekend Afghan raid and studies deaths of civilians in 2nd raid…Steve Coll in The New Yorker on Woodward, Obama and Afghanistan.
The Economist: Drones and democracy—Unmanned aerial vehicles are changing the democracy that uses them
Good David Carr column on alleged "generational divide" over The Social Network. Odd, my son and I both loved it…. What would all the Zuckerberg defenders trashing The Social Network be saying now if users hadn’t overturned his anti-privacy policies?…. Expert analysis of what’s true, what’s fake, in The Social Network… Should he be called "Luckerberg"? Ezra Klein’s take on Zuckerberg and a world of "simultaneous invention."
Revealing Wash Post package on life-altering brain injuries as soldiers come back from war.