After drones: the indelible mark of America’s remote control warfare

The strikes last a moment, but the consequences last forever. Six families explain how Obama’s secret drone war has left them struggling for answers after loved ones were wiped out without warning
Related: In Drones We Trust: Christians and the Kill List

Spencer Ackerman, Guardian

What happens in a drone attack? ‘Suddenly there were explosions.’

Thursday, 21 April 2016 | Nabila’s favorite memories of her grandmother come from weddings. It didn’t matter who was getting married – relative or neighbor – her grandmother, Mamana, was an active participant, owing to her matriarchal perch above their village.

Mamana was as responsible as she was festive. An uneducated woman, she was the local midwife, and served as an impromptu primary care physician, even a veterinarian, when the need arose.

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In Drones We Trust: Christians and the Kill List, William Alberts, The World Can’t Wait <>

Many Christian leaders are chaplains of the status quo.  Their bottom line is about maintaining profits not being prophets.  Rather than finding their voices and speaking truth to power, they provide the Invocations and Benedictions for those in power—and also punish those who threaten the status quo.
The US Military Christian Chaplaincy: Helping Soldiers Adjust to Committing War Crimes
Have They No Shame?

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