“Iraqi fighters say they have all seen the videos purportedly showing U.S. helicopters airdropping weapons to the militants, and many claim they have friends and relatives who have witnessed similar instances of collusion.” Want to understand the role of misinformation in modern day warfare? Consider this: Many Iraqis think the U.S. is in cahoots with the Islamic State.

+ NPR on a factor that connects many recent terrorist attacks. The participants are siblings.

+ The Guardian: Man held at Guantánamo for 13 years a case of mistaken identity. (Uh, sorry…)