al-Qaeda's 22 tips for dodging dronesSubmitted by CarCrashClutter on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 16:16
The document includes advice such as "hide under thick trees" (believed to be bin Laden's contribution), and instructions for setting up a "fake gathering" using dolls to "mislead the enemy".
Found by the Associated Press in a building in Timbuktu, the ancient city occupied by Islamists last year, the document is believed to have been abandoned as extremists fled a French military intervention last month. It is a Xeroxed copy of a tipsheet authored by a Yemeni extremist that has been published on some jihadi forums, but that has made little appearance in English.
It makes me disheartened that I initially clicked on this thinking that the state of this country has come to the point where tips on how to avoid drones might actually be useful information for Americans.