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Signature Strikes

Jason Linkins

A Drone Program That Has Killed Hundreds Of Civilians Finally Killed Some That The White House Regrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

This morning, the White House disclosed that a January 2015 drone strike, conducted in Pakistan by the CIA with the intention of taking out an al Qaed...

Our Frightened Children Demand Peace From Us, Which We Can't Give Them

Robert Greenwald | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

As I listened to the stories of the survivors and victims, it became strikingly apparent that the CIA simply had no idea whom they were targeting. These strikes may be technically accurate, but the intelligence on which they are based is damningly flawed.

Matt Sledge

Drone 'Signature Strike' Witness Fears For Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Jalal Manzar Khail was at home on March 17, 2011 as dozens of men from two bickering tribal groups met a couple miles away to settle a dispute. All...

Get Thee to Geneva, Mr. Obama: Your Drone Strikes Make Targets of Us All

Carla Seaquist | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

While you defend drones as the least bad option in going after terrorist suspects, and while you stated a willingness to cede some authority to wage such warfare to greater oversight, it remains the case that your targeted killings abroad may actually be creating new dangers for us at home.

Drone Wars Terrorize Friends Into Enemies

Zaman Stanizai | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Zaman Stanizai

Drones don't work precisely because they create more enemies, which is why we are there in the first place. In the vicious cycle of this asymmetrical warfare the drones are the cause of more resentment, more enemies, and more wars.

The 3 Real Problems With Drone Strikes

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

It's frustrating to see how muddled the debate over drones has become. The problem isn't the tool; the problem is how we are using it.

9 Costs of Drone Strikes

Lisa Schirch | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Lisa Schirch

The seduction of drones' short-term impacts loses its appeal alongside the significant long-term strategic and moral costs of this tactic.