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“Information-lockdown mode.”

By ThinkProgress on April 20, 2007 at 7:27 pm

"“Information-lockdown mode.”"

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TalkLeft asks, “Why did it take five weeks for Pat Tillman’s family to learn that his death was caused by friendly fire?” Now we know: “Within hours of Pat Tillman’s death, the Army went into information-lockdown mode, cutting off phone and Internet connections at a base in Afghanistan, posting guards on a wounded platoon mate, and ordering a sergeant to burn Tillman’s uniform.”

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