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Er, they're also trying to start a Ministry of Information in the Pentagon, so's you know.

But the new office has also stirred a sharp debate in the Pentagon, where several senior officials have questioned whether its mission is too broad and possibly even illegal.

Those critics say they are disturbed that a single office might be authorized to use not only covert operations like computer network attacks, psychological activities and deception, but also the instruments and staff of the military's globe-spanning public affairs apparatus.

Mingling the more surreptitious activities with the work of traditional public affairs would undermine the Pentagon's credibility with the media, the public and governments around the world, critics argue.

See, I thought that "Stoned Soul Picnic" was just one of the random phrases they stuck on the cover of Pavement's Westing (by Musket and Sextant)—but no, it is a song from a Laura

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