Odds & Sods

Heavy Metal: The Army’s Latest Weapon

I’ve written about things like this but check out the story Heavy Metal is American Army’s Latest Weapon Against Iraqi Insurgents over at Blabbermouth.

“It’s not the music so much as the sound,” said Ben Abel, spokesman for the Army’s psychological operations command at Fort Bragg, N.C. “It’s like throwing a smoke bomb. The aim is to disorient and confuse the enemy to gain a tactical advantage.”

I say play Celine Dion instead. Nah, that would go against the Geneva Convention.