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

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

Danny Postel  12.22.2014
Some Syrian activists question how committed the Kurds are to toppling the Syrian dictator. The Kurds, for their part, distrust Turkey,...
7 Travel Trends for 2015

7 Travel Trends for 2015

William D. Chalmers  12.19.2014
No one can predict the future of course, but looking into my crystal ball as I travel the world, I see a confusing few mash up trends that...
Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

Kathy Kelly  12.15.2014
On Dec. 10, I was sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages drone warfare. The punishment...
America Held Hostage

America Held Hostage

John Feffer  12.11.2014
Consistency is the hobgoblin of little countries: Superpowers can do whatever they wish. But the United States enjoys only the illusion...
Banning Drones Won't Solve the Problem

Banning Drones Won't Solve the Problem

Vivek Wadhwa  12.10.2014
If we don't ban the drones, what can we do to prepare for them and weave their capabilities into a broader picture of economic development?...
REPORT: Drone Nearly Crashed Into Jet At Heathrow

REPORT: Drone Nearly Crashed Into Jet At Heathrow

Ed Mazza  12. 8.2014
A commercial passenger aircraft almost collided with a drone near London Heathrow Airport over the summer, according to a new report. While...
Defending the Predators: The Argument for the Killer Drone

Defending the Predators: The Argument for the Killer Drone

Brian Glyn Williams  12. 3.2014
Wild claims by anti-drone activists dominate the conversation, since the CIA and military have an official policy of not commenting on...
The American Global Stance as Chuck Hagel Departs

The American Global Stance as Chuck Hagel Departs

David Coates  12. 1.2014
As Republican pressure grows on a beleaguered president to become even more militarily assertive on a range of global issues from the Ukraine...
REPORT: 'Precision' U.S. Drone Strikes Targeted 41, But Killed 1,147

REPORT: 'Precision' U.S. Drone Strikes Targeted 41, But Killed 1,147

The Guardian  11.25.2014
New analysis of data conducted by human rights group Reprieve shared with the Guardian, raises questions about accuracy of intelligence...
Drone Comes Within Feet Of Plane Landing At JFK

Drone Comes Within Feet Of Plane Landing At JFK

The Wall Street Journal  11.21.2014
A string of drone sightings this week by airline pilots flying into John F. Kennedy International Airport highlights aviation risks posed...

Geronimo Was Cornered, Not Killed

Ximena Ortiz  11.21.2014
U.S. officials demonstrated a tolerance and forbearance in dealing with Geronimo that wouldn't stand a chance of prevailing today, against...

5 Reasons Liberals Tired of War Should Vote for Rand Paul Over Hillary Clinton.

H. A. Goodman  11.21.2014
Red, blue, liberal, and conservatives should mean nothing when 3,000 American soldiers were just sent back to a war that we lost.
Drones Patrol Half Of Mexico Border

Drones Patrol Half Of Mexico Border

AP  11.13.2014
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift...
We're Closer To A World Where Weapons Are Controlled By Robots, Not People

We're Closer To A World Where Weapons Are Controlled By Robots, Not People

www.nytimes.com  11.12.2014
On a bright fall day last year off the coast of Southern California, an Air Force B-1 bomber launched an experimental missile that may...