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Report Details Expansion Of U.S. Drone Operations In Africa
"The American move into Cameroon marks a dramatic uptick in the war to contain a terrorist threat that has expanded across Central Africa."
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Drone Base Closure Doesn't End U.S. Drone Wars In Africa
Reported U.S. drone strikes increased in Somalia and Yemen in 2015.
Cruising the Skies of the Greater Middle East Blasting Away at Civilians
To this day, it remains difficult to take in the degree to which the American invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq destabilized the Greater Middle East. Those two invasions also loosed another deeply destabilizing phenomenon: 24/7 counterinsurgency from the air.
North Dakota Legalizes Weaponized Police Drones
Comedian, satirist, host of the Matthew Filipowicz Show
New TMFS sketch comedy on how it is now legal in the state of North Dakota to arm police drones with non-lethal weapons, like tasers, tear gas, rubber bullets.
No one can claim that plotting assassination is new to Washington or that, in the past, American leaders and the CIA didn't aim high. The difference was that, in those days, the idea of assassinating a foreign leader, or anyone abroad, had a certain element of the taboo attached to it.
Challenging American Exceptionalism
Professor Emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law
American exceptionalism reflects the belief that Americans are somehow better than everyone else. This view reared its head after the 2013 leak of a Department of Justice White Paper that describes circumstances under which the President can order the targeted killing of U.S. citizens.
CIA Killing Of Al-Qaeda Hostages Boosts Critics Of Drone Strikes
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
U.S. Says It Lost Contact With Unarmed Drone Over Syria
By Reuters, Reuters
"We are looking into the incident and will provide more details when available." But earlier on Tuesday, Syria's state news
Drone Addiction on the Border
Predator drones, tested out in this country's distant war zones, have played an increasingly prominent role in the up-armoring of the U.S.-Mexican border.
A Future in Prison
Co-coordinator, Voices for Creative Nonviolence
During recent visits with concerned communities focused on drone warfare, many have helped me see a connection between the drone killings across Central Asia and the Middle East and the casual executions and incarceration of young black males in our own country.
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U.S. Confirms Drone Strike Killed Al-Shabaab Leader In Somalia
b condoms Seeking FAA Permission to Test Drones for 'Homeland Security Program'
CEO of b condoms, social entrepreneur, safe sex advocate and h...
b condoms feels that the Homeland Security Program could also address the rate of unwanted teenage pregnancies in rural areas; teen girls living in rural counties account for 20% of teen births, although they only account for 16% of the population.
John Oliver Puts American Drone Strikes Into Perspective: We've Made Children 'Fear The Sky'
With long-form segments on complicated and/or disturbing topics, "Last Week Tonight" has made it clear time and time again
Anti-Taliban Offensive Kills Dozens Of Militants In Pakistan
The Errant Drone and Other Tales
Retired lawyer and columnist for Huffington Post and other we...
It had been an exciting spring for the drones. Notwithstanding ongoing reports of civilians in Pakistan and other countries being accidentally killed by drones, there was some good news.
U.S. Flies Armed Drones Over Iraq
Drone Wars Coming to a Theater Near You
C. Dixon Osburn
Executive Director, Center for Justice and Accountability
Perhaps the billion dollar question is whether allowing all countries to hold armed drones increases the likelihood of war or détente. A serious conversation about drones needs to start -- now.
US Drone Strike In Pakistan Kills 3 Suspected Insurgents
Get Ready for the Invasion of the 'Civilian-Owned Drone"'
Criminal Defense Attorney
It seems somewhat sinister that any private citizen could use an unmanned aerial vehicle for no legitimate purpose. We already have the government spying on us. Do we need our neighbors stalking us as well?
Yemen Wants Its Own Drones
Does the U.S. Pay Families When Drones Kill Innocent Yemenis?
10 Ways to Reduce the Threat of Terrorist Attacks on Americans
Co-founder, CODEPINK: Women for Peace
If the U.S. wants help and sympathy in rooting out would-be attackers, it has to show the world it will stop using extrajudicial assassinations and start adhering to international law.
Trayvon Martin's Global Significance, America and the Drone
Founder, Human Rights Action Center
The gun of Zimmerman must go. The drones of the American administration must go. Innocents with music in their ears and fun in their hearts must be protected.
Act Two of US Drone Policy Reform
Social Impact, Strategy and Public Policy Professional
The Obama administration recently lifted its veil of secrecy about its drone usage by providing a substantial amount of information for the first time to a public audience about the program.
America's Words of Peace and Acts of War
Professor of Literature, Yale University
Is America at War with Islam? The question began to be asked when the first evidence emerged of the transfer of hundreds of innocent Muslims to Guantanamo and the despotic new order that permitted indefinite detention of suspects.
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