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Coleen Rowley: Why Do Americans Hate Beheadings But Love Drone Killings?

 It's depressing otherwise to learn how many uninformed people there are that still think "bombing the village to save it" somehow can work. Such "war on terror" propaganda is actually effective on the liberal-minded who are more vulnerable to having their emotional buttons -- fear, hate, greed, false pride and blind loyalty -- pressed than More

Fair: Drones and the Cult of Secrecy

Pretending a Name Is Still Secret — in the Name of the Cult of Secrecy By Jim Naureckas  November 28, 2013  Fair.org  The Pakistani political party PTI outs the CIA's man in Pakistan. In retaliation for a US drone strike in Pakistan that allegedly targeted a religious school, killing six people, the Pakistani political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf accusedboth CIA More

The Guardian> Are drones any more immoral than other weapons of war?

Are drones any more immoral than other weapons of war? The central issue comes down to how combatants are identified and what efforts are made to protect civilians By Peter Beaumont   The Observer, Saturday 18 August 2012 The Guardian A US Predator drone over Kandahar air field, southern Afghanistan. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Three years ago, I came More

The Guardian> Are drones any more immoral than other weapons of war?

Are drones any more immoral than other weapons of war? The central issue comes down to how combatants are identified and what efforts are made to protect civilians By Peter Beaumont   The Observer, Saturday 18 August 2012 The Guardian A US Predator drone over Kandahar air field, southern Afghanistan. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Three years ago, I came More

Gareth Porter> Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence

Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence New evidence shows the statistical tally of casualties from drone attacks  . . . has been systematically understating the deaths of large numbers of civilians by using a methodology that methodically counts them as “militants.” By Gareth Porter   Friday, 17 August 2012    Truthout | Report  An More

Gareth Porter> Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence

Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence New evidence shows the statistical tally of casualties from drone attacks  . . . has been systematically understating the deaths of large numbers of civilians by using a methodology that methodically counts them as “militants.” By Gareth Porter   Friday, 17 August 2012    Truthout | Report  An More

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