Obama reflects on drone warfareObama reflects on drone warfare. President Obama defends the use of drone warfare in an exclusive interview with CNN's Jessica Yellin.
Obama Finally Talks Drone War, But It's Almost Impossible to Believe HimPresident Obama doesn't like to talk about how he uses drones to kill suspected militants - including American citizens.
Code Pink To Dems: Stop Drone Warfare, Bust Up Big BanksAt the People's Convention, sponsored by Progressive Democrats of America (PDA), Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin spoke against war -- particularly drone warfare -- and called for Congress and the president to make dramatic cuts to the military ...
The overblown case against dronesBut to paraphrase the NRA, "Drones don't kill people, people kill people." At any rate, drone strikes kill civilians at no higher a rate, and almost certainly at a lower rate, than most other common means of warfare. Drones actually permit far greater ...
'US drone strikes help Saudi Arabia keep Yemen divided'RD: Well I think they are doing that already, it's the drone strikes that you asked, before Afghanistan and Iraq got more attention because they had more American boots actually on the ground.
Apple: reporting on drone warfare is "objectionable and crude"Wired's Danger Room blog reports that Apple has blocked - for the third time - an app that uses data from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism to tell users every time somebody is killed by a US drone. The first two rejections for Drones+ had been ...
Are drones any more immoral than other weapons of war?For this reason, I find the notion of drone warfare no more horrible than a Tomahawk cruise missile fired from a distant ship or a bomb dropped indiscriminately on a village by a high-flying F-22 or MiG.
Obama's Warfare: 'From Power To A Policy'The two of them, plus one more man, now make three Americans - three of thousands - who are believed to have been killed by America's top secret drone warfare program. "We have no idea of why this happened, how this happened, what the standards ...
How does US drone warfare affect our humanity and our faith?How will the use of drones affect civil society and our reputation as a just country? Is it honorable? Is it moral? I appreciate the work of the peace activists who are raising this issue.
Drones Kill A Lot Of People But They're No Worse Than A Good RifleFor this reason, I find the notion of drone warfare no more horrible than a Tomahawk cruise missile fired from a distant ship or a bomb dropped indiscriminately on a village by a high-flying F-22 or MiG.
Underwater Drones Tested By US Navy In Narragansett BayIn a time of tight federal budgets, the Navy also sees drones as a cost-effective way to extend the reach of its submarine fleet, which has been gradually shrinking in size since the end of the Cold War. Norman Friedman, a New York-based naval analyst ...
US Military Pilot Training Emphasizes Drone WarfareDownload. US Military Pilot Training Emphasizes Drone Warfare. Tweet. Related Articles. US Official Defends American Strategy in Yemen.
US, Yemen Can't Agree On Responsibility For Drone DeathsThe Radaa attack was the work of a US drone - a common enough event. Since May 2011, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has recorded up to 116 US drone strikes in Yemen, part of a broader covert war aimed at crushing Islamist militants.
Peace activist Medea Benjamin on drone warfare (video)Although you hear about drones in the news, there is never any real analysis or detailed reporting of what the US is doing. Recently, Code Pink co-founder and author of the book Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control Medea Benjamin gave an ...
How Terrified Should We Be of the Pentagon's Plan to Automize Drones?The inherent advantages of U.S. Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) drones--like the Predator, Reaper, and Global Hawk--for spying on potential adversaries and attacking suspected militants has made them the default counterterrorism tools for the ...
Dumb and Dumber: Obama's 'Smart Power' Foreign Policy Not Smart at AllFrom drone attacks in Pakistan and cyber-warfare against Iran to the vaunted "Pacific pivot" and the expansion of U.S.
The United States: The depravity drones onLikewise, the people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are subjected to an ever-expanding assassination drone warfare program in order to be protected from the menace of American-induced "terrorism" caused by 30 years of ill-conceived U.S.
Is It the Drones or the Killings We Oppose?Drone strikes may be merely the most visible portion of a wider, global program of US targeted killing, "a covert side to the Global War on Terrorism that is not visible and not currently knowable." Perhaps a limited focus on remote-controlled ...
General Petraeus and the Drone WarOnce Petraeus was given command in Afghanistan, his star rose even more precipitously, and he became the director of the CIA and the czar of President Obama's drone warfare strategy in Afghanistan. However, the general's personal qualities and publicly ...
Drone maker Raytheon target of first RNC-related protestLARGO - Seventy-five protesters, many dressed in pink, gathered outside the local production plant of Raytheon on Thursday, denouncing the defense contractor for its role in drone warfare. The demonstration, organized by the groups CodePink and St.