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The Three Faces of Drone War

The Three Faces of Drone War

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

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

Alwyn Scott  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

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

By JOAN LOWY  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

By NEDRA PICKLER  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

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

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,...

Why I'm Going to Yemen

04.25.2014
Following on the heels of the "massive and unprecedented" U.S. drone strikes in Yemen this month, which killed scores of Yemenis, I'm headed...

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

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

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

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

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...
U.S. Must Release Drone Killings Memo, Court Says

U.S. Must Release Drone Killings Memo, Court Says

04.21.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using...