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CNN Wants To Use Drones For News Reports

CNN Wants To Use Drones For News Reports

Catherine Taibi  01.13.2015
CNN has signed an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to explore the use of drones in newsgathering and reporting. The...
To Mourn Charlie Hebdo, Stop Making Excuses for Terrorism

To Mourn Charlie Hebdo, Stop Making Excuses for Terrorism

Sanjay Sanghoee  01.10.2015
In summary, if our hearts truly bleed for the dead in Paris, then let's stop throwing out platitudes and flawed logical explanations for...
People Are Having A Rough Time Flying The Drones They Unwrapped This Holiday Season

People Are Having A Rough Time Flying The Drones They Unwrapped This Holiday Season

Sara Boboltz  12.31.2014
This holiday season, so many of you purchased drones for loved ones that the Federal Aviation Administration felt it wise to launch a whole...
Congress Likely To Make Big Decisions On Drones Next Year

Congress Likely To Make Big Decisions On Drones Next Year

AP  12.28.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies,...

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...