Tag Archives: drone attacks

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.’ […]

VIDEO | Chris Hedges, Days of Revolt: Why the Brutalized Become Brutal

Chris Hedges and two US veterans lament the brutality of the American military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, which fuels the conditions for terrorism, and speak out about the painful struggle of coping with PTSD in this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt. Click here to read the transcript. TheRealNews Uploaded on Apr 2, 2016 Media […]

DN! Exclusive VIDEOS: Air Force Whistleblowers Risk Prosecution to Warn Drone War Kills Civilians, Fuels Terror

“Numbing & Horrible”: Former Drone Operator Brandon Bryant on His Haunting First Kill

Wars Of Vengeance Will Not Work For France, Just As They Failed The US

Bennis: Wars of vengeance won’t work for France anymore than they worked for the US.

Kathy Kelly: Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan

On November 7, 2014, while visiting Kabul, The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, noted that NATO will soon launch a new chapter, a new non-combat mission in Afghanistan. But it’s difficult to spot new methods as NATO commits itself to sustaining combat on the part of Afghan forces. At the gate of Emergency Hospital, Kabul […]

Devreaux Baker: In the Year of the Drone

By Devreaux Baker   Nuclear Age Peace Foundation   October 15, 2014 Hurry, you have to tell them. A girl is walking down the street hand in hand with her mother coming or going to a wedding or a birth. There is the sound of celebration in the air, the smell of spice on their hair and […]

[Video] Julian Assange> Panel Discussion following ‘SHADOWS OF LIBERTY’ UK Premiere

SHADOWS OF LIBERTY takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global media conglomerates exercise extraordinary political, social, and economic power. The overwhelming collective power of these firms raises troubling questions about democracy.  ShadowsofLibertyDoc Published on Jun 4, 2012 On May 24, 2012, in London, U.K., WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief Julian Assange, CorpWatch’s […]

Tom Dispatch> Naming Our Nameless War> How Many Years Will It Be?

 For well over a decade now the United States has been “a nation at war.” Does that war have a name? TD’s version of must-see TV: last week, Andrew Bacevich argued Stephen Colbert (or at least the character he plays) to a draw in a telling and funny episode of “the Colbert Report” which takes up the issue […]

Jeremy Scahill & Noam Chomsky on Secret U.S. Dirty Wars From Yemen to Pakistan to Laos

Chomsky & Scahill discuss U.S. Dirty Wars.  menzaoooo Published on May 24, 2013 Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill and author Noam Chomsky recently sat down together at Harvard University to discuss Scahill’s groundbreaking new book, “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.” Amy Goodman hosted the discussion, which was sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights […]

An Interview with Ann Wright> Be Bold, Be Impatient, and Never Give Up!

An Interview with Ann Wright> Be Bold, Be Impatient, and Never Give Up! On November 6, 2012 By Shirin   WILPF International A few weeks ago, anti-war activist Ann Wright met with our WILPF Pakistan Section in Islamabad to discuss how the American drone strikes are really affecting Pakistan, and what can be done to […]

Glenn Greenwald> U.S. again bombs mourners

U.S. again bombs mourners The Obama policy of attacking rescuers and grieving rituals continues this weekend in Pakistan BY GLENN GREENWALD    MONDAY, JUN 4, 2012    Salon.com (updated below) In February, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism documented that after the U.S. kills people with drones in Pakistan, it then targets for death those who show up at the […]

Video> Jeremy Scahill: A Short History of Drone Warfare

Published on May 25, 2012 by videonation The United States is on a new trajectory in warfare, says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation. With its increase in drone strikes, the United States is turning away from the large-scale military interventions of the past decade and towards covert operations, beyond such known locations as Pakistan and […]

Video> Glenn Greenwald> U.S. Policies Amount To The Most Despicable War Crimes!

Glenn Greenwald: I was on Cenk Uygur’s CurrentTV program tonight discussion media coverage of Iran, as well as the report documenting U.S. tactics of drone attacks aimed at rescuers and funerals attendees: Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com.    WAMMToday is now on Facebook!   Check the WAMMToday page for posts from […]

Glenn Greenwald> Top official: drone critics are Al Qaeda enablers> NYT Response

Top official: drone critics are Al Qaeda enablers BY GLENN GREENWALD   February 6, 2012   Salon.com (updated below) The New York Times‘ Scott Shane reported this morning on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism study I wrote about yesterday, detailing that the U.S. drone program, as the NYT put it, “repeatedly targeted rescuers who responded to the […]

Video> Covert Drone War> Analysis: New rules in play as CIA drones return to Pakistan skies

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 […]

Peace and justice groups say, “Stop the witch hunt of the Somali community”

Peace and justice groups say, “Stop the witch hunt of the Somali community” Justice for Amina Ali and Hawo Hassan   By Staff |  December 4, 2011   Fight Back News Faysal Mohamed, the husband of Amina Ali speaking at Dec. 3 forum (Fight Back! News/Staff) Minneapolis, MN – About 100 people gathered for a […]