CIA seeks new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign –’How discriminating can they be?’ asked a senior U.S. official familiar with the proposal. 18 Apr 2012 The CIA is seeking authority to expand its covert drone campaign in Yemen by launching strikes against terrorism suspects even when it does not know the identities of those who could be killed, U.S. officials said. Securing permission to use these ”signature strikes” would allow the agency to hit targets based solely on intelligence indicating patterns of suspicious behavior. The practice has been a core element of the CIA’s drone program in Pakistan for several years. CIA Director David H. Petraeus has requested permission to use the tactic against the al-Qaeda [al-CIAduh] affiliate in Yemen.
Military honing urban battle skills during exercise in Chicago –City officials: Exercises are designed to improve military’s ability to operate in urban environments; exercises are conducted by military personnel in various US cities 16 Apr 2012 Workers in Chicago’s Loop business district were distracted from their work as Blackhawk helicopters rattled windows as they flew among the city’s skyscrapers. The city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications on Monday announced that Chicago is the site of a military training exercise this week involving personnel and at least three helicopters. [Bye-bye, Posse Comitatus!]
NORAD to conduct exercise flights in various locations across U.S. 18 Apr 2012 The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct exercise flights today in various locations across the U.S. as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights are planned for Florida, northern Minnesota, southwestern New Mexico and off the coast of California. Locations include: Areas between Big Cypress National Park, Port Labelle, Clewiston and Orlando, Florida; areas around Grand Rapids, Virginia and Duluth in northern Minnesota; isolated areas of the southwestern part of New Mexico, near the Arizona State line; and off the coast of Los Angeles, California, around San Nicolas Island.
The aforementioned attacks on the civilian population of the US under the disguise of some other BS reason is the beginning of the Military Takeover of the US population. How many thousands of innocent civilians will be murdered by the military until they discover it is their families being murdered??