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Lt. General Michael Flynn: “Our entire Middle East policy seems to be based on firing drones. That’s what this administration decided to do in its counterterrorism campaign. They’re enamored by the ability of special operations and the CIA to find a guy in the middle of the desert in some shitty little village and drop a bomb on his head and kill him.”
Adam Hudson: Thanks to Reliance on “Signature” Drone Strikes, US Military Doesn’t Know Who It’s Killing
The use of signature strikes poses serious legal, strategic and moral questions.
Military Stats Reveal Epicenter of U.S. Drone War Forget Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and all the other secret little warzones. The real center of the U.S. drone campaign is in plain sight — on the hot and open battlefield of Afghanistan. Article and photo by Noah Shachtman November 9, 2012 Posted November 13, 2012 From The Danger Room via Ground […]
Medea Benjamin of Code Pink protests in August outside a building in Florida where drones are built. (photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Code Pink Activists Stage Hunger Strike in Pakistan in Anti-Drones Protest By Jon Boone, Guardian UK via Reader Supported News October12 ot content with a planned march into one of Pakistan‘s most dangerous regions, a […]
Nick Turse> 450 Bases and It’s Not Over Yet> The Pentagon’s Afghan Basing Plans for Prisons, Drones, and Black Ops
450 Bases and It’s Not Over Yet> The Pentagon’s Afghan Basing Plans for Prisons, Drones, and Black Ops By Nick Turse February 12, 2012 Tom Dispatch In late December, the lot was just a big blank: a few burgundy metal shipping containers sitting in an expanse of crushed eggshell-colored gravel inside a razor-wire-topped fence. The American […]
Covert Drone War Analysis: New rules in play as CIA drones return to Pakistan skies January 10th, 2012 | by Chris Woods | Published in Covert Drone War, Views from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism Drone War in Numbers Total reported killed: 2,380 – 3,007 Civilians reported killed: 391 – 780 Children reported killed: 175 Total reported injured: 1,174-1,261 Total strikes: 311 Obama […]
A boy stands at the site of suspected US drone attacks in the Janikhel tribal area in the Bannu district of Northwest Frontier Province in Pakistan, 11/19/08. (photo: Reuters) 168 Children Killed in Pakistan Drone Strikes Campaign By Rob Crilly, The Telegraph UK 13 August 11 Reader Supported News As many as 168 children have […]