Tag Archives: Aerial Drones

Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Dirty Wars’ and Bush-Obama Foreign Policy

Yemini writer Farea al-Muslimi testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Screen grab from Democracy Now!. Dirty Wars: The terror of Bush-Obama era foreign policy While some Bush policies may have been changed, the Obama administration has found new ways to … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : ‘Dirty Wars’ and Bush-Obama Foreign Policy

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Lamar W. Hankins : Drone Assassinations and Our Misguided Foreign Policy

Political cartoon from AFP / Getty Images.Drone assassinations:The latest misguided U.S. foreign policy The American belief in technology as our savior, even in carrying out assassinations, knows no bounds. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 11, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Drone Assassinations and Our Misguided Foreign Policy

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Tom Hayden : Pentagon Calls Civilian Drone Casualties ‘Bug Splat’

Splat from NuUniform.Drone policy attacked in top think tank report Bug splat!That’s what the Pentagon calls civilian casualties in drone attacks. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | January 17, 2013 The Council on Foreign Relations issued a report … finish reading Tom Hayden : Pentagon Calls Civilian Drone Casualties ‘Bug Splat’

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Medea Benjamin on ‘Killing by Remote Control’

Killing by Remote Control:Medea Benjamin’s ‘Drone Warfare‘ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | June 20, 2012 “The drones were terrifying… the buzz of a distant propeller was a constant reminder of imminent death.” — Journalist David Rohde [Drone … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Medea Benjamin on ‘Killing by Remote Control’

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Danny Schechter : Drones Don’t Talk Back

Predator drone crew at Creech AFB in Nevada. Image from Drone Wars UK.Robots ‘R’ Us:Military-style drones reportedon 63 bases in the USA By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / May 2, 2012 NEW YORK CITY — It’s easy to … finish reading Danny Schechter : Drones Don’t Talk Back

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Harry Tarq : Does U.S. Foreign Policy Respect Human Life?

Libyan men and children queue up to view the corpse of Muammar Qaddafi. Photo from Getty Images.U.S. foreign policy and the respect for human life By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2011 “The Oriental doesn’t put … finish reading Harry Tarq : Does U.S. Foreign Policy Respect Human Life?

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Tom Hayden : An Expanding War in Pakistan

Creeping deeper into war: image of U.S. aerial drone from AP.Droning on…An expanding war in Pakistan By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / September 28, 2011 Slowly but surely, the United States is creeping deeper and deeper into a … finish reading Tom Hayden : An Expanding War in Pakistan

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Peter Finn : Drone Used in Austin Raises Privacy Issues

Wasp III drone — the kind used by Texas DPS in 2009 Austin police operation. Grab from KVUE.com / Austin.Drones over Austin:Law enforcement use of aerial dronesraises issues of privacy, civil liberties By Peter Finn / CommonDreams / January 24, … finish reading Peter Finn : Drone Used in Austin Raises Privacy Issues

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