Military Identifies Media and Warlords as Non-Traditional Threats

| Mon May 7, 2007 10:50 AM EDT

Via CJR Daily and Wired, a look at the military's new list of traditional and non-traditional threats:

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Yup. In light of the crackdown on milblogging, it only makes sense that the media would be considered a threat on par with al Qaeda, drug cartels, and my personal favorite, warlords. After all, when you're spreading democracy in Iraq, the first thing you want to do is illustrate exactly how hostile you are towards the First Amendment.