According to yesterday’s Washington Post, the Obama Administration is in the process of expanding the secretive program informally referred to as the “kill list,” intent on making it a permanent American fixture.
The new blueprint for pursuing enemies has been in development for at least two years and is named the “Disposition Matrix.”
The Matrix is a massive, ever-evolving database meant to go far beyond the current kill lists. More of a super-computing network with hunter instincts than conventional storage apparatus, the technology will allow for plans to dispose of terrorist suspects that lie beyond the reach of war drones.
More importantly, the Matrix marks the arrival of a new normal, a seemingly perpetual war against an ever-elusive enemy in the hopes of preventing another terrorist attack on homeland soil. Continue reading