Look Straight Ahead (And Hope Your Info Stays Where It's Supposed To)

Abby Zimet

U.S., NATO and local military forces in Afghanistan are amassing biometric dossiers
- with irises, faces fingerprints scanned - on hundreds of thousands of
Afghans in a high-tech upgrade to classic counterinsurgency moves. But -
surprise! - potential pitfalls and hurdles abound.

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