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Cia Predator Drones

Obama Drone War 'Kill Chain' Brings War's Toll Home To U.S.

David Wood | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
David Wood

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. -- In the secretive U.S. war of armed drones, the kill chain runs through a highly classified, windowless brick building h...

The Most Terrifying Drone Ever! Run Away!

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

It's always a good idea to keep a tenacious eye on government authority. But if we, as citizens and activists, want to be taken as grown-ups, it seems to me as if we need to pick our battles wisely.

No, Obama Will Not Execute You With a Drone

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The lack of nuance, as well as the lack of a sense of history on both the far-right (and the far-left for that matter) is eerily coincidental. It's important to have oversight on drones, but let's get real here.

CIA Drones Gone Wild?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The costs and benefits -- and the legality -- of the U.S. drone program remain unclear. It highlights the need for the Obama administration to lay out what exactly is its "secret" drone policy.

U.S. Servicemen Mistakenly Killed By Friendly Fire From Predator Drone

Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 06.11.2011 | World

Two U.S. service members were killed last week in a drone airstrike that is believed to be the first instance of friendly-fire deaths from drone attac...

CIA Escalates Pakistan Campaign, Diverting Drones From Afghanistan

Wall Street Journal | ADAM ENTOUS, | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON--The U.S. military is secretly diverting aerial drones and weaponry from the Afghan battlefront to significantly expand the CIA's campaign ...

CIA May Send Predator Drones Into Yemen

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House, in an effort to turn up the heat against al-Qaida's branch in Yemen, is considering adding the CIA's armed Predato...

UN Legal Expert Pushes For International Predator Drone Regulations

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The use of drones by U.S. intelligence agencies to target suspected militants in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere lacks the accounta...

Predator Drone Strikes: Secret Rules, Hidden Costs

Washington Post | Peter Finn and Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The plan was a standard one in the CIA's war against extremists in Pakistan: The agency was using a Predator drone to monitor a residential compound; ...

CIA Avenges Suicide Bombing With Barrage Of Predator Drones

New York Times | SCOTT SHANE and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since the suicide bombing that took the lives of seven Americans in Afghanistan on Dec. 30, the Central Intelligence Agency has struck back against mi...