Tag Archives: America’s Drone Wars

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.’ […]

David Swanson: US Wars Are Not Waged Out of Generosity or for Democracy

Eliminating war does not involve eliminating anger or conflict; it involves disassembling a complex industrial institution that goes to great lengths to create wars and far greater lengths to arm others so that when they become involved in conflicts much more damage is done.

Gary King: The Philippines — As U.S. Gives the Military Money and Troops

 As I left the Philippines on February 19 of this year, I learned that a friend was murdered, my sixth acquaintance who was killed extra-judicially by security forces. … By Gary King  Women Against Military Madness Newsletter  FALL II 2014 August 2014 was no exception to the stream of extrajudicial murders under President Aquino: seven […]

DRONES: Free Online Screening on July 30th — You’ll Want to See This

There’s a chance to watch DRONES, the movie, online on July 30th and then to join a discussion with filmmakers and experts. By David Swanson  WarIsACrime.org  July 28, 2014 The movie’s website is at http://dronesthefilm.com and the free screening is at http://demandprogress.tv/drones I saw a screening of this film back in November at the drone summit in DC. It’s wonderful. I was […]

Tom Engelhardt: BRIDE AND BOOM!

And were a wedding party to be obliterated on a highway anywhere in America on the way to, say, a rehearsal dinner, whatever the cause, it would be a 24/7 tragedy. Our lives would be filled with news of it. Count on that.    By Tom Engelhardt  December 21, 2013  truthdig.com   This piece first appeared at TomDispatch.    […]

▶ UNMANNED: YOUR LINK to watch Unmanned: Americas Drone Wars is ready

Today is the day! My latest documentary Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars is now available and here is your link to stream the film for free. When I traveled to Pakistan last year, I was so moved by the people I met and the devastating loss they suffered from drone strikes, that I felt obligated to share their stories and ignite discussion […]