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Pakistan Obama Drones

A Drone-Eat-Drone World

Nick Turse | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Nick Turse

When the first Terminator movie was released in 1984, its HKs seemed as futuristic as its time-traveling cyborg title-character. Nearly three decades later, we're living in an age in which armed robots do regularly surveil, track, and kill people.

An Expanding War in Pakistan

Tom Hayden | Posted 12.12.2011 | World
Tom Hayden

The drones do not make America safer. They inevitably provoke blowback. They are not a way of waging war cheaply. They require massive investments in client states and "nation-building" on the ground. They kill people, but no victories are won from the air.