SClick to viewOne of the unintended consequences of having constant satellite surveillance over every centimeter of the globe is that it's easy to see how governments screw up. Here is a UNOSAT image from a report on the damage done to villages in Georgia after the bombings. All the destruction tracked here is in residential areas. Click through to see full-size map, or read whole report, with detailed map analysis, here (it's a PDF). Buildings with less than 50 percent their roofs still intact are labeled red; those with visible structural damage to a wall or roof are labeled with orange. This time, at least, somebody was watching the watchers. [via Foreign Policy]
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