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Tomgram: Nick Turse, No Need to Whisper, AFRICOM Isn't Listening In

•, Nick Turse

Last August, I discovered (thanks to a correspondent in that military) that the Pentagon's computer networks had blocked this website. (The message you received if you tried to get to it: "You have attempted to access a blocked website. Access to this website has been blocked for operational reasons by the DOD Enterprise-Level Protection System.") And the reason/category for blocking it: "hate and racism." As I wrote at the time, I could after a fashion understand why our work might fall under that rubric: "TomDispatch has always hated America's never-ending, ever-spreading, refugee- and terror-producing wars that now extend from South Asia across the Middle East and deep into Africa.

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