Thursday, June 16, 2011

FT.com / Middle East & North Africa - Anti-Gaddafi forces add Twitter to armoury

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Nato intelligence analysts are turning to Twitter, YouTube and other social media channels to help determine potential targets for Libyan air strikes – and assess their success.

Officials in Nato member states stress that “open source” intelligence picked up online is being used alongside a wide sweep of information channels, ranging from unmanned aerial drones to television news channels.

FT.com / Middle East & North Africa - Anti-Gaddafi forces add Twitter to armoury

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