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Monday, June 5, 2017

RSN: James Bamford | Washington's Ministry of Preemption

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James Bamford | Washington's Ministry of Preemption 
A scene from the 2002 film, Minority Report. (photo: DailyMail) 
James Bamford, Foreign Policy 
Bamford writes: "Like a scene from Minority Report, the 2002 film where criminals are caught and punished by a 'precrime' police force before they can commit their deeds, IARPA hopes to find terrorists, hackers, and even protesters before they act." 
What's Homeland Security Doing at a Right-Wing, Pro-Trump Rally? 
Leah Sottile, The Washington Post 
Sottile writes: "In a city splintered by protest, acrimony and the fresh pain of a pair of killings on a light-rail train, demonstrators gathered again - and clashed again - here Sunday afternoon, with a right-wing rally drawing thousands of counterprotesters in the heart of downtown." 
Democratic Challenger to Iowa Lawmaker Abandons Race Due to Death Threats 
Daniel Politi, Slate 
Politi writes: "Kim Weaver, who was seeking to unseat Rep. Steve King in next year's midterm elections dropped out of the race over the weekend, in part due to fears over her safety." 
Saving Cairo: A Once Thriving River Town Finds Itself on Life Support 
Kirk Siegler, NPR News 
Siegler writes: "The housing crisis is just the latest blow for this isolated rural town at the northern tip of the Mississippi Delta. Once a thriving river port and manufacturing hub, Cairo today has one of the fastest depopulation rates in the United States. Most of the factories have closed. The town's history is also plagued with racial tension and violence as well as corruption and poverty." 
Innocent Until Your Mug Shot Is on the Internet 
Tim Stelloh, The New York Times 
Stelloh writes: "Privately run online databases like let readers tag and comment on mug shots, while Jailbase shuffles them through a smartphone app. Some sites have been described as extortion operations, posting booking photographs online, then charging exorbitant removal fees." 
Saudi, Egypt Lead Arab States Cutting Qatar Ties, Iran Blames Trump 
Noah Browning, Reuters 
Browning writes: "The Arab world's strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism." 
Pittsburgh Plans to Power Itself With 100% Renewable Energy 
Leanna Garfield, Business Insider 
Garfield writes: "Pittsburgh aims to transition to 100% renewable-energy sources, like wind and solar, by 2035, Mayor Bill Peduto said on Friday." 

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