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Father of Pakistani Drone Victim Allegedly Kidnapped by Pakistani State

Medea Benjamin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

In October 2012, I was with a CODEPINK delegation in Pakistan meeting families impacted by U.S. drone strikes. Kareem Khan, a journalist from the tribal area of Waziristan, told us the heartbreaking story of a drone strike that killed his son and brother.

U.S. Looks To Target American With Drone: Report

Wall Street Journal | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration is considering a drone attack against an American believed to be associated with al Qaeda, current and former officials said,...

WATCH: Britain's ‘God Of Thunder' Drone Hits The Skies

Posted 02.07.2014 | World

In a major boost for the growing spread of drone technology, a British-made fighter drone has successfully completed secret test flights, the British...

Ryan J. Reilly

Feds Keep Drone Info From Congress That They've Already Released Publicly

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security appears to have redacted entire sections of information from documents about U.S. Customs and Border...

Three Plays, Three Scripts: Obama's Drone, Christie's Dodge and McDonnell's Dig

Alan Kelly | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

If, as the adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then the weight of the recent landmark speeches by Messrs. Obama, Christie and McDonnell is telling... maybe.

FedEx Finds Delivery Drones 'Almost Amusing'

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of FedEx doesn't see drones taking over the package delivery business anytime soon. Fred Smith says FedEx ...

Navy Ship Struck By Malfunctioning Drone During Training

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Navy guided missile cruiser hit by a malfunctioning drone during a training exercise returned to San Diego, where investigators...

We Need a Geneva Convention on Cyber Warfare

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The "brave new world" of computer warfare -- in all its frightening aspects -- desperately needs some rules and limits. Communications spying and drone attacks are only the precursors for what could be eventually deployed against the United States.

Drone Discovers Abandoned Renaissance Faire Deep in Virginia Woods

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

From the looks of the drone video, it's a pretty epic abandoned fairground, with loads of huge buildings still standing in pretty good condition, though a lot more weedy than before.

The Psycho Logic of Drones

Kelly James Clark | Posted 10.24.2013 | World
Kelly James Clark

The logic of drones seems impeccable. A bad guy is killed without collateral damage and with no loss of U.S. life. If only it were so.

Documents Reveal NSA Involvement In Drone Program

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has been extensively involved in the U.S. government's targeted killing program, collab...

AK-9

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

I want to share a vision of where we are heading, as a world. When I say "vision," I don't mean to say that I literally saw something. I just mean to say that I want to share some thoughts on where we might be heading as a world.

Drone's Eye Gives Awesome View Of Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Burning Man has just ended and surreal images are beginning to emerge, revealing the magic that took place on the playa this year. Check out this dron...

Judge Hits 'Disconcerting' Obama Position On Drones

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge said Friday that she finds "disconcerting" the Obama administration's position that courts have no role in a lawsui...

Don't Call Me A 'Drone'

AP | SARAH DILORENZO | Posted 06.19.2013 | Technology

LE BOURGET, France — Unmanned aircraft have helped rescue stranded hikers, worked to contain wildfires and gathered data at nuclear accidents. One h...

Embrace The Drone

Scott Vernick | Posted 06.02.2013 | Technology
Scott Vernick

In many ways, the seemingly furious debate over drones is yet another reaction to the pace at which technology washes over us. There is no doubt that drones raise legitimate legal issues, but it's just too easy to let our "privacy reflex" dominate and overwhelm the discussion.

The Newspaper-Delivery Drone May Be A Hoax, But Civilian Drones Are Here To Stay

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology

On Monday, outlets like The Atlantic and TechCrunch picked up on the story of the French postal service La Poste Group and drone-maker Parrot planning...

Experts Send Urgent Message On Drones To Senate

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Privacy laws urgently need to be updated to protect the public from information-gathering by the thousands of civilian drones expe...

WATCH: 'Eagle Claw' Drone Picks Up Payloads Like A Bird Of Prey

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

Four engineers at the University of Pennsylvania have equipped a drone with a…claw. In a video posted to YouTube in February, they show a drone swoo...

Drone Filibuster Overtaken by Gun Debate in Colorado

David Dent | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics
David Dent

You can't view gun control through the easy red-blue lens in Colorado, reflecting the purple wave in partisan logic in many corners of the state where both parties appear to be losing solid blocks of support. The emerging portrait indicates that Colorado will easily remain a swing state in 2016.

Air Force Erases Drone Strike Data Amid Criticisms

www.airforcetimes.com | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

As scrutiny and debate over the use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the American military increased last month, the Air Force reversed a policy ...

You Are Not a Person, Anwar al-Awlaki

Peter Van Buren | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

If the government feels it is against its interest for you to have a passport and thus the freedom to travel, to depart the United States if you wish to, it will just take it away.

The Hubris of the Drones

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

By the standards of slaughter in Vietnam, the deaths caused by drones are hardly a bleep on the consciousness of official Washington. But we have to wonder if each innocent killed doesn't give rise to second thoughts by those judges who prematurely handed our president the Nobel Prize for Peace.

Senators Question Legality Of Drone Strikes

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee are demanding that they also see the classified opinions that justify ...

Drone PTSD

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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