Mounting moral, legal and strategic challenges to US embrace of drones


US Drone Wars: Murder, Inc.

By Stephen Lendman

Imagine living in a country run by officials who think war is good.

We must ban use of drone weapons


Thou shalt not kill is a pretty fundamental rule in most societies. But murder and maiming of innocent bystanders frequently occurs as a result of the use of stealth bombers or drone missiles in Afghanistan.

Living on death: San Diego s drone industry doubles in size

The industry, which is centered in North County, generated at least $1.3 billion locally in 2011 and directly and indirectly supported 7,135 jobs. The report says the true impact could be far higher due to classified programs that are not included in public records.

US warns Israel off pre-emptive strike on Iran

Arab spring has left US-friendly rulers in region nervous about possible impact of an Israeli strike on Iran s nuclear programme.

From Information Clearing House


Show Us the Benghazi Drone Videotape

Nick Mottern, Truthout: According to a report, the Obama administration is studying a videotape that ''saw'' the last hour of the attack in Libya. Obama must immediately make this video available to the public as a transparency measure on drone policy.


Will Democrats challenge drones?

The Nation
by Jeremy Scahill


As the dust settled from last night s election excitement, progressives awoke to a sobering question: are we in for four more years of drone strikes and extrajudicial killings? On Democracy Now!, Nation correspondent Jeremy Scahill spoke with Rep. Dennis Kucinich, one of the few members of Congress willing to speak out against Obama s abuse of power in killing US citizens. 'It s amazing that we are in an America that we have to defend the rights of Americans to be free from assassinations by their own country,' Kucinich said...

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