Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadow Proof. -

Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former [...]

Drone War Whistleblower Daniel Hale Remains Steadfast

In a 20-page sentencing memorandum in the case of the United States v. Daniel Everette Hale published on July 19, federal prosecutors argue vindictively that the former Air Force analyst stole [...]

On The Sentencing And Courage Of Daniel Hale

By Robert Shetterly, Common Dreams. -

My next portrait for the Americans Who Tell the Truth project will be Daniel Hale, the former Air Force analyst and drone whistleblower who released classified documents showing that nearly 90% [...]

Bless The Traitors

By Chris Hedges, ScheerPost.com. -

Daniel Hale, an active-duty Air Force intelligence analyst, stood in the Occupy encampment in Zuccotti Park in October 2011 in his military uniform. He held up a sign that read “Free Bradley [...]

Groups Demand End To ‘Unlawful’ US Airstrikes And Drone Attacks

By People's Dispatch. -

On Wednesday, June 30, rights groups in a letter to president Joe Biden demanded that the US end all “unlawful” airstrikes, including drone attacks. The letter, signed by 113 organizations from [...]

Duping A Whistleblower

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

What has happened to whistleblower Daniel Hale is very troubling. A former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer,  he was arrested on May 4 in advance of his July 13 sentencing for blowing the [...]

Art Against Drones

By Kathy Kelly, Toward Freedom -

At the High Line, a popular tourist attraction in New York City, visitors to the West side of Lower Manhattan ascend above street level to what was once an elevated freight train line and is now [...]

Support Jailed Whistleblower Daniel Hale

By Stand With Daniel Hale. -

Hale is a veteran of the US Air Force. During his military service from 2009 to 2013, he participated in the US drone program, working with both the National Security Agency and the Joint Special [...]

Drone Whistleblower Jailed Ahead Of July Sentencing

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof.com. -

A federal judge ordered drone whistleblower Daniel Hale’s arrest, and United States authorities took him into custody. On April 23, Judge Liam O’Grady signed an order suggesting Hale violated [...]

Whistleblower Daniel Hale, The Drone Program And The War On Our Right To Know

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States' drone assassination program is illegal under international law, but the whistleblower who exposed it, Daniel Hale, is being prosecuted under the Espionage Act. Chip Gibbons of [...]

Report On Shut Down Creech Actions

By Toby Blomé, Popular Resistance. -

Las Vegas/Creech Air ForceBase – Demonstrators - after blocking two entrances to the drone base here Monday - will hold a "DRONE MASSACRE MEMORIAL TUESDAY FROM 6:30 A.M. TO 8:30 A.M. - Activists, [...]

Standing With Daniel Hale, Standing With Whistleblowers

By Chip Gibbons, Defending Rights and Dissent. -

Join us for a special broadcast featuring DRAD Policy Director Chip Gibbons, Jesselyn Radack head of Whistleblower and Source Protection Program (WHISPeR) at ExposeFacts, and whistleblowers who [...]

Drone Whistleblower Charged With Violating Espionage Act Pleads Guilty

By Kevin Gosztola, The Dissenter. -

Daniel Hale, who blew the whistle on the United States government's targeted assassination program that includes drones, pled guilty to transmitting and retaining "national defense information" [...]

Next Indo-Pacific US Commander Warns Of China’s Threat To Taiwan

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

During his confirmation hearing to head the command that covers 51 percent of the globe, U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Admiral John Aquilino told the Senate Armed Services Committee that “the most [...]

Withdrawing US Troops From Afghanistan Is Only A Start

By Phyllis Bennis, The Nation. -

In recent months talk of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan has increased once again. It’s not the first time during the course of the nearly two-decades-long war that we’ve heard this, and at [...]