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Living Under Drones

U.S. Drone Strikes Are Causing Child Casualties

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The impact of America's drone war in the likes of Pakistan and Yemen will linger on, especially for the loved ones of the 178 children killed in those countries by U.S. drone strikes.

I Am Going to Pakistan Because Too Many Questions Remain About U.S. Drone Strikes

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.14.2013 | World
Robert Greenwald

I'm going to Pakistan to investigate what life is like for those living under drones. Critical questions must be asked. Do these drone strikes make the United States any safer, or are they a prime recruitment tool resulting in more militancy?

Five Specific Questions Journalists Should Ask About the Drone Strike Policy

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.26.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

Although it was a great first step that Bob Schieffer even said the word "drone" and made Mitt Romney say it too, to let politicians merely answer the question at this level of abstraction -- "I support drone strikes, too" -- is to let them off the hook.

When a Drone Flies Over Waziristan, Does It Make a Sound?

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.17.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

"The U.S. missile-attacks destroy militant training compounds and cars but they also hit mosques, homes, religious schools and civilian vehicles. I witnessed the fear, stress and depression this causes for the tribal communities on a visit to the region in May."

Why I'm Going to Pakistan: Under Scrutiny, the Drone Strike Policy Will Fall

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

Most Democrats want to get U.S. troops the hell out of Afghanistan (outside of Official Washington, most Republicans agree.) But, the story goes, these Democrats have to have an "alternative," and the "alternative" is drone strikes.

The Buzzing Wasps

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The war on terror, the testing ground for drone technology, may be no more than the threshold of a brand new, barely imagined form of human hell: hell that buzzes like a wasp. How long before the technology comes home to our own neighborhoods?