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Medea Benjamin: For people in Pakistan, where American drones have been dropping their Hellfire missiles, Obama’s joke lost something in translation.
And perhaps it’s also a “deed” to be assured of what will NOT be done – no more Gitmo, no more Gitmos to follow, no more torture, no more nukes, no more threats, no more whimsical invasions of ancient lands.
There was no overall strategy in the shift, according to two recruiting insiders, except that a strident, jingoistic tone was adopted in communications from the command to recruiters.
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