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Obama Defends Counterterrorism Strategy And Drone Strikes In Yemen

Obama Defends Counterterrorism Strategy And Drone Strikes In Yemen

01.25.2015
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out...
Drone Addiction on the Border

Drone Addiction on the Border

01.25.2015
Predator drones, tested out in this country's distant war zones, have played an increasingly prominent role in the up-armoring of the U.S.-Mexican...
A Future in Prison

A Future in Prison

01.23.2015
During recent visits with concerned communities focused on drone warfare, many have helped me see a connection between the drone killings...
Muslim American Taxpayer Reaction to SOTU 2015

Muslim American Taxpayer Reaction to SOTU 2015

01.22.2015
The last two years of "lame duck" actually present an opportunity for executive leadership to truly drive policy change without fear of...
Federal Prison Sentence Begins for Anti-Drone Activist

Federal Prison Sentence Begins for Anti-Drone Activist

01.22.2015
On January 23, Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, will begin a three-month jail sentence in federal prison...
Facebook Is Growing Its Virtual Reality And Drone Programs

Facebook Is Growing Its Virtual Reality And Drone Programs

Alexei Oreskovic and Bill Rigby  01.18.2015
Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook Inc.
Air Force Worried No One Wants To Be A Drone Pilot

Air Force Worried No One Wants To Be A Drone Pilot

Amanda Terkel  01.16.2015
WASHINGTON -- The Air Force is exploring ways to make being a drone pilot a more desirable occupation, as it faces operators who feel overstressed...
Democratic-Dominated Cities Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

Democratic-Dominated Cities Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

Jenni Bergal  01.15.2015
This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides...
Jimmy Carter Believes Surveillance Has 'Gone Too Far'

Jimmy Carter Believes Surveillance Has 'Gone Too Far'

Amber Ferguson  01.13.2015
Former President Jimmy Carter thinks surveillance programs have “gone too far," the Georgia Democrat told HuffPost Live in an interview...
CNN Wants To Use Drones For News Reports

CNN Wants To Use Drones For News Reports

Catherine Taibi  01.13.2015
CNN has signed an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to explore the use of drones in newsgathering and reporting. The...

To Mourn Charlie Hebdo, Stop Making Excuses for Terrorism

01.10.2015
In summary, if our hearts truly bleed for the dead in Paris, then let's stop throwing out platitudes and flawed logical explanations for...
People Are Having A Rough Time Flying The Drones They Unwrapped This Holiday Season

People Are Having A Rough Time Flying The Drones They Unwrapped This Holiday Season

Sara Boboltz  12.31.2014
This holiday season, so many of you purchased drones for loved ones that the Federal Aviation Administration felt it wise to launch a whole...
Congress Likely To Make Big Decisions On Drones Next Year

Congress Likely To Make Big Decisions On Drones Next Year

By JOAN LOWY  12.28.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies,...

Should We Oppose the Intervention Against ISIS? An Exchange of Views

12.22.2014
Some Syrian activists question how committed the Kurds are to toppling the Syrian dictator. The Kurds, for their part, distrust Turkey,...