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Afghanistan Drones

Obama's Legacy: Drone Wars

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

During his second term, President Obama may take action on vital domestic issues but he will also continue the war on terror with a bloated national security establishment and ferocious use of killer drones.

450 Bases and It's Not Over Yet

Nick Turse | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Nick Turse

Whether the construction at Kandahar is designed to free up facilities elsewhere for CIA drone operations across the border in Pakistan or is related only to missions within Afghanistan, it strongly suggests a ramping up of unmanned operations.

U.S. Military Tests Revolutionary New Drone

AP | By SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. military is testing a revolutionary new drone for its arsenal, a pilotless helicopter intended to fly cargo missions to...

U.S. Warplane Collides With Drone Over Afghanistan

AOL Defense | Colin Clark | Posted 10.17.2011 | World

Washington: A relatively small unmanned aircraft struck a C-130 cargo plane over Afghanistan, injuring no one but raising questions anew about whether...

Dan Froomkin

Drone Wars, Without Any Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The CIA's extensive use of unmanned drones to kill alleged terrorists in Pakistan and elsewhere is arguably against international law and raises the p...