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Drones Afghanistan

Drone Attacks: When War Machines Work, and When They Don't

Todd Brewster | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Todd Brewster

New forms of weaponry give us a technical advantage that may be unbeatable on the battlefield, but even with such superiority the mission -- achieving a durable peace and a political result -- may remain elusive.

Iran Demands Afghanistan Cancel US Drone Flights

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's foreign minister demanded Thursday that Afghanistan stop allowing the U.S. to use bases in the country to launch drone fli...

An Expanding War in Pakistan

Tom Hayden | Posted 12.12.2011 | World
Tom Hayden

The drones do not make America safer. They inevitably provoke blowback. They are not a way of waging war cheaply. They require massive investments in client states and "nation-building" on the ground. They kill people, but no victories are won from the air.