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Watch: Yemeni Activist Tells Senators that Drone Strike on His Village ‘Empowers Militants’

Farea Al-Muslimi describes the "psychological fear and terror" imposed on drone strike victims. [youtube=http://youtu.be/JtQ_mMKx3Ck] AlterNet / By Steven Hsieh April 24, 2013 During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on drones yesterday, a Yemeni activist and writer testified about the “human costs and consequences of targeted killing by the United States in Yemen.” Farea Al-Muslimi described how his home More

Kathy Kelly: Obama's Afghan Plan Displays "A Hawkish President Who Likes to Appear Dovish"

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks3bYcasIYQ&w=560&h=315] Published on Feb 13, 2013 To watch the full interview with Kathy Kelly on Democracy Now!, visit http://owl.li/hGkru. As President Obama announces plans to withdraw another 34,000 troops from Afghanistan, longtime peace activist Kathy Kelly says his plan will still sadle Afghans with "ongoing war." Kelly, the co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, has just More

Kathy Kelly: Obama’s Afghan Plan Displays “A Hawkish President Who Likes to Appear Dovish”

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks3bYcasIYQ&w=560&h=315] Published on Feb 13, 2013 To watch the full interview with Kathy Kelly on Democracy Now!, visit http://owl.li/hGkru. As President Obama announces plans to withdraw another 34,000 troops from Afghanistan, longtime peace activist Kathy Kelly says his plan will still sadle Afghans with "ongoing war." Kelly, the co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, has just More

Obama campaign brags about its whistleblower persecutions

Obama campaign brags about its whistleblower persecutions Excuse me if I don’t join in Democrats’ sycophantic cheerleading for an Obama presidency that has shredded laws and liberties. Glenn Greenwald   guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 5 September 2012 12.19 EDT A US drone strike in eastern Yemen on Sunday was claimed by a security official to have killed six 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

Actions and Facts to Oppose Growing U.S. War Danger vs. Syria or Iran

Actions and Facts to Oppose Growing U.S. War Danger vs. Syria or Iran 6/23 – 7/1 Emergency Protests Against the Growing Threat of War on Syria or Iran “Day After” Demos within 24 hours of any NATO attack Hands Off Syria and Iran! End the Drone Wars! We Need Jobs, Education and Healthcare, Not Endless More

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s Chris Woods on drone strikes

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism's Chris Woods on drone strikes Submitted by sosadmin on Sun, 04/29/2012 - 13:44   Privacy SOS Among the presenters at the Drone Summit yesterday in Washington DC was Chris Woods, a journalist with the Bureau of Invesitgative Journalism (TBIJ). His reporting contributed to TBIJ's groundbreaking study on the effects of More

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