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Rapid Fire July 17, 2012: Veterans and the Psyche Wars

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* In Sight, which covers organized crime in the Americas, offers additional context to help make sense of the recent Super Tucano (“Drakos”) loss in Colombia, and explains what’s at stake if FARC’s claim of a shoot-down is correct. * The recent series of intelligence leaks from the Obama administration has created bipartisan concern on Capitol Hill, and is sparking a wider backlash among Special Operations veterans. is an organizing platform with a petition, and a demand for investigation and prosecutions as appropriate. Meanwhile, the House in now moving ahead with a probe of its own, to mirror the Senate’s. * The Israeli Air Force talks about what happens to pilots after they eject from an aircraft. The key issues aren’t mechanical or physical, they’re psychological. * Boeing has begun flight testing India’s new 737-derivative P-8i long range sea control aircraft. * Russia intends to replace a majority of its tracked vehicles with wheeled ones. * The US Census Bureau has compiled an infographic offering some information about America’s current veterans: [Source: U.S. Census Bureau]

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