US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort To Restrict Them

By Patrick Maynard, Truthout. -

A year after a German court issued a ruling that would have dramatically restricted U.S. drone operations in accordance with international law, no substantive changes have taken place, as the [...]

The End Of War As We Know It?

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

Covid-19, an ongoing global human tragedy, may have at least one silver lining. It has led millions of people to question America’s most malignant policies at home and abroad. Regarding [...]

First Somali Congressperson Legitimizes AFRICOM And US Drone War

By Tunde Osazua and Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

United States representatives, no matter their racial or ethnic backgrounds, appear unable to perceive the inherent white supremacy in the notion that the US has some altruistic responsibility to [...]

US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort To Restrict Them

By Patrick Maynard, Truthout.org -

Berlin– A year after a German court issued a ruling that would have dramatically restricted U.S. drone operations in accordance with international law, no substantive changes have taken place, as [...]

US Whistleblower’s Mom Asks For Help To Get Son Released

By Vakkas Doğantekin, Aa.com -

The mother of internationally known whistleblower Brandon Bryant started an online donation campaign to pay for her son's $100,000 bail and get him out of jail. Bryant, 34, an ex-drone pilot for [...]

Former US Drone Operator Says US Military ‘Worse Than The Nazis’

By Graig Griosi, The Independent. -

A former US drone operator is speaking out against the atrocities he says he was forced to inflict during his time in the armed forces and says the American military as ‘worse than the [...]

From Obama To Trump, The Escalation Of Drone Warfare

By Allegra Harpootlian, Tomdispatch.com -

We’re only a few days into the new decade and it’s somehow already a bigger dumpster fire than the last. On January 2nd, President Trump decided to order what one expert called “the most [...]

Large Military-Grade Drones Could Soon Be Flying Over Your Backyard

By Candice Bernd, Truthout.org -

As the U.S. military and defense contractors eye a potential drone war with Iran as tensions with the country remain elevated, the defense industry is also preparing to test-fly domestic versions [...]

How The President Became A Drone Operator

By Allegra Harpootlian, Tomdispatch.com -

We’re only a few days into the new decade and it’s somehow already a bigger dumpster fire than the last. On January 2nd, President Trump decided to order what one expert called “the most [...]

Why We Persist: Activists Have Protested US Drone Base For Over A Decade

By Ed Kinane, Vcnv.org -

“All human beings possess the basic right under international law to engage in non-violent civil resistance activities for the purpose of preventing, impeding, or terminating the ongoing [...]

Seven Activists Arrested Mourning Children Killed By Drones

By Staff, Wnpj.org -

Seven peace activists walked onto the base at Volk Field today, wearing black veils, carrying limp dolls and posters of children killed by drones, and reading a statement. They were arrested by [...]

Seven Arrested Mourning Children Killed By Drones

By Joy First, Popular Resistance. -

Wisconsin - Seven peace activists walked onto the base at Volk Field today, wearing black veils, carrying limp dolls and posters of children killed by drones, and reading a statement.  They were [...]

Report Back: Shut Down Creech Fall Action

By Eleanor Levine and Toby Blomé, Shut Down Creech. -

In all, 10 Creechers were arrested and ultimately charged with “failure to disperse.”  (Arrestees included Toby Blomé, Norie Clarke, Don Cunning, Maggie Huntington, Michael Kerr, Don Kimball, [...]

Activists Confront 2020 Candidates In Iowa About Drones And War

By Nick Mottern, Truthout.org -

In late July, the MQ-9 Reaper drone, the U.S.’s foremost killer drone, will enter the Iowa presidential primary contest in a cable TV ad that challenges 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to [...]

Iran Had the Legal Right To Shoot Down US Spy Drone

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout.org -

The New York Times is reporting that on June 20, President Trump ordered military strikes against Iran to retaliate for its shootdown of a U.S. drone, but then pulled back and didn’t launch them. [...]