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Drone Wars Coming to a  Theater Near You

Drone Wars Coming to a Theater Near You

C. Dixon Osburn  05.12.2014
Perhaps the billion dollar question is whether allowing all countries to hold armed drones increases the likelihood of war or détente....
The Three Faces of Drone War

The Three Faces of Drone War

Pratap Chatterjee  05.12.2014
Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, two of those faces have,...
Yemen Urgently Needs a Lifeline: My Trip Report from Sana'a

Yemen Urgently Needs a Lifeline: My Trip Report from Sana'a

Michael Shank, Ph.D.  05. 9.2014
This week in Yemen - with foreign reporters getting deported and the blood of dead Yemeni soldiers staining the grounds of the presidential...
FAA: U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone Earlier This Year

FAA: U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone Earlier This Year

Reuters  05. 9.2014
By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) - An American Airlines Group Inc aircraft almost collided with a drone above Florida earlier...
U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone

U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone

Wall Street Journal  05. 9.2014
A U.S. airliner nearly collided with a drone over Florida earlier this year, a federal official said, a near miss that highlights risks...
News Outlets Challenge Ban On Drones

News Outlets Challenge Ban On Drones

AP  05. 6.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen media organizations challenged the government's ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday,...
White House Offers To Show Senators Secret Drone Memo

White House Offers To Show Senators Secret Drone Memo

AP  05. 6.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to head off another confirmation battle, the White House said Tuesday that it will allow senators to review...
Senators Drop Demand For Public Drone Death Tallies

Senators Drop Demand For Public Drone Death Tallies

AP  04.29.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators have dropped a demand for a public declaration of how many civilians the United States kills in CIA drone...

How the U.S. Created the Afghan War -- and Then Lost It

Anand Gopal  04.29.2014
In six weeks, America's campaign to kill Jalaluddin Haqqani had resulted in 159 dead civilians, a flattened village, 37 destroyed homes,...

Drones Overhead, Seeing Everything, Always: Inside Google and Facebook's Latest Acquisitions

Peter Diamandis  04.24.2014
Imagine a fleet of drones, overhead, out of sight, tens of thousands of feet in the sky. Imagine those drones being powered by sunlight...

United States Accelerates a Counterproductive Drone War in Yemen

Ivan Eland  04.23.2014
The drone war confirms what most experts on counterinsurgency have concluded: killing your way out of such situations rarely works and...

Twisting Honor, Twisting Human Rights: America and Torture

Jack Healey  04.22.2014
The Bush presidency involved running riot over international agreements and the very foundations of the U.S. and virtually nothing happened....

The Perils of Groupthink

Marianne Williamson  04.22.2014
There's a certain je ne sais quoi that Americans have in spades -- a we-can-do-anything spirit that makes so many things possible for all...