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Drone Crash Closes Remote Highway

Drone Crash Closes Remote Highway

07.17.2013
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- A remote stretch of a Florida Panhandle highway is closed after an Air Force drone crashed near the area. Tyndall...

Better to Be Respected or Feared?

07.16.2013
Notwithstanding the Nobel Peace Prize handed to President Barack Obama for not being George W. Bush or Dick Cheney, the posture emerging...

Killer Robots and the Rule of Law

07.15.2013
By Angela Kane United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs A new type of arms race is underway and its outcome will shape...
If You Stand With Rand, You Also Stand With His Racist, Crackpot Buddies

If You Stand With Rand, You Also Stand With His Racist, Crackpot Buddies

07.12.2013
Generally speaking, there's nothing wrong with agreeing with someone who is otherwise loathsome. But what's too often overlooked with Rand...

When a Rapper's Actions Speak Louder Than His Words -- A Tribute to Yasiin Bey's Bravery

07.11.2013
While most rappers shoot videos with beautiful women, fancy cars and jewels, Bey was strapped up, held down and gagging as a feeding tube...

Welcome Home From the Wars, Drones!

07.11.2013
We're using our borderlands and undocumented migrants as an excuse to build, experiment with, and test out a new kind of surveillance state,...
Paul Threatens Another Obama Nominee Over Drones

Paul Threatens Another Obama Nominee Over Drones

07.10.2013
WASHINGTON — Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to block approval of President Barack Obama's nominee as the next FBI director until he...
Jet-Sized Unmanned Drone Makes History

Jet-Sized Unmanned Drone Makes History

07.10.2013
NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday,...

The Courts and National Security: A False Hope

07. 3.2013
The arrest of the Boston Marathon bomber, the new disclosures about NSA surveillance and data mining, and our continuing use of drones...
U.S. Drone Strike Kills 16 Militants In Pakistan

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 16 Militants In Pakistan

07. 3.2013
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Unmanned U.S. aircraft fired four missiles at a house in northwest Pakistan before dawn Wednesday, killing 16...

Man and Machine

06.27.2013
The recent debate about the use of drones in warfare, and the possible use of armed drones against American citizens, reveals an interesting...

General Atomics, Recently Penalized for Breach of Contract, Gets $28 Million of Your Tax Dollars

06.26.2013
The U.S. government thinks giving Neal Blue and General Atomics $28 million is important enough to merit forgoing possible alternative...

Beating Drones Into Plowshares With Poems

06.24.2013
As both a poet and American citizen, I aspire to voice my concerns more loudly than Shelley's "unacknowledged legislators of the world,"...

INTERVIEW: Journalist Jeremy Scahilll on Dirty Wars

06.22.2013
For more than fifteen years, Jeremy Scahill's investigative work has earned him accolades the world over for speaking truth to power and...