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Snow Day at the Department of Homeland Security

Snow Day at the Department of Homeland Security

03.18.2014
We appreciate that the secretary heard us out and took the time to meet. However, he's mistaken if he thinks that chatting with us for...
U.S. Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Around Globe

U.S. Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Around Globe

03.17.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida...

From Stop-and-Frisk to Guantánamo: US Human Rights Record Under Scrutiny at UN

03.15.2014
As the Obama administration continues rallying its allies to hold Russia to its international law obligations in Ukraine, the international...

No Rights for People Outside the United States

03.14.2014
This week the United States is up for its Periodic Review at the UN Human Rights Committee. One of the most contentious issues that will...
WATCH: Drone Captures Beauty And Delight In The Cambodian Jungle

WATCH: Drone Captures Beauty And Delight In The Cambodian Jungle

03.13.2014
Covert U.S. military strikes have given drones a sinister reputation, but some drones deliver joy, not bombs. When filmmakers Roberto...

After a Decade of War Abroad, a More Militarized Police Force at Home

03.12.2014
As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have winded down, police have actively recruited military personnel and equipment, turning domestic...
It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Drones Made Art

It Was Only A Matter Of Time Before Drones Made Art

Emily Thomas  03.11.2014
Inspired by the 1977 film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," production studio Fiction has created massive light paintings that look...
States Are Itching To Use Drones, But Privacy Watchdogs Say Not So Fast

States Are Itching To Use Drones, But Privacy Watchdogs Say Not So Fast

03.11.2014
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost...
Great News For Flying Robots

Great News For Flying Robots

Eric Beech  03. 7.2014
WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has thrown out a fine by the Federal Aviation Administration against the operator of a small...
Facebook Might Buy A Drone Company, But For A Surprising Reason

Facebook Might Buy A Drone Company, But For A Surprising Reason

Alexis Kleinman  03. 4.2014
Move over, Amazon. These drones aren't for convenience -- they're for humanitarianism. TechCrunch reported Tuesday that according to anonymous...
Heard the One About Obama Denouncing a Breach of International Law?

Heard the One About Obama Denouncing a Breach of International Law?

03. 3.2014
International law is suddenly very popular in Washington. President Obama responded to Russian military intervention in the Crimea by accusing...
Elizabeth Warren Delivers Major National Security Speech

Elizabeth Warren Delivers Major National Security Speech

Ryan Grim  02.26.2014
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered a major foreign policy and national security address Wednesday evening, positioning...

Pentagon Top Brass Should Explain How This War Will End

02.24.2014
President Obama was right when he said "democracy demands" that all wars must end. Last month, he reaffirmed he wants to move America "off...

I Am a Ukrainian

02.23.2014
How can you not stand up and cheer at what we've just witnessed in Eastern Europe? To see an entire populace rise up against injustice,...