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New Figures: Almost 1,500 US/UK Drone Strikes in Afghanistan Since 2009

New Figures: Almost 1,500 US/UK Drone Strikes in Afghanistan Since 2009 By Global Research News  Global Research, November 10, 2012 Drone Wars UK 9 November 2012 Region: Middle East & North Africa  Theme: US NATO War Agenda In-depth Report: AFGHANISTAN New information about the number of US drone strikes in Afghanistan has been revealed by DangerRoom, the national security blog at Wired.com.  More

Ahmed Wali Mujeeb> Inside Pakistan's drone country

Inside Pakistan’s drone country Pakistan’s tribal region of Waziristan, constantly watched and regularly bombarded by US military drones, has been called the most dangerous place on earth. The relentless assault exacts a huge psychological toll on the people who live there. The US missile-attacks destroy militant training compounds and cars but they also hit mosques, More

Ahmed Wali Mujeeb> Inside Pakistan’s drone country

Inside Pakistan’s drone country Pakistan’s tribal region of Waziristan, constantly watched and regularly bombarded by US military drones, has been called the most dangerous place on earth. The relentless assault exacts a huge psychological toll on the people who live there. The US missile-attacks destroy militant training compounds and cars but they also hit mosques, More

Glenn Greenwald> Media, drones and rank propaganda

Media, drones and rank propaganda As usual, the leading spokespeople for government policies are disguised as the nation’s Adversarial Watchdog Press BY GLENN GREENWALD     Salon.com FRIDAY, JUN 8, 2012 09:34 AM CDT  (Credit: Reuters)     (updated below – Update II) Several items today relate to the issue of gross U.S. media propaganda and Obama’s More

Glenn Greenwald> Media, drones and rank propaganda

Media, drones and rank propaganda As usual, the leading spokespeople for government policies are disguised as the nation’s Adversarial Watchdog Press BY GLENN GREENWALD     Salon.com FRIDAY, JUN 8, 2012 09:34 AM CDT  (Credit: Reuters)     (updated below – Update II) Several items today relate to the issue of gross U.S. media propaganda and Obama’s More

Glenn Greenwald> America’s drone sickness

America’s drone sickness BY GLENN GREENWALD     April 19, 2012      Salon.com This headline and first paragraph from today’s Washington Post scoop by Greg Miller speaks volumes about so many things: General David Petraeus in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 18, 2011 (Credit: REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) There are many evils in the world, but extinguishing people’s lives with targeted, extra-judicial killings, when you More

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