A Battle For Transparency: Putting Names And Numbers To The US Drone War

By Jack Serle, Thebureauinvestigates.com -

The phenomenal assassination tool that is the attack drone was born of frustration – the inability of the US to kill Osama bin Laden. The CIA and its Afghan militia allies were pretty sure they [...]

Pentagon Capitalism And Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (Analysis) – Google — the advertising and search engine monolith that once touted its official commitment, “Don’t be evil” — has thrown its full weight behind the U.S. [...]

Citing ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Motto, 3,000+ Google Employees Demand Company End Work On Pentagon Drone Project

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"By entering into this contract, Google will join the ranks of companies like Palantir, Raytheon, and General Dynamics." More than 3,000 Google employees have signed a letter that's circulating [...]

Trump’s Drone Kill Rate 80 Times Greater Than Under Bush

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

During the 2016 election, Donald Trump – quite successfully – managed to convince a sizable portion of the electorate that he would take a much more anti-interventionist stance, in terms of U.S. [...]

Time To Call Anew For Disarming Drones

By Staff, Knowdrones.com -

Those of us who have been advocating for an end to drone attacks and the disarming of drones have “ancestors” in those who, in 1899, persuaded The Hague Convention to adopt a five-year ban on [...]

Flexible Borders, Your Rights & Drones And Public Broadband

By Eleanor Goldfield, occupy.com/actout -

This week on Act Out! we're talking borders and barriers. First up, did you know that the U.S constitution has a different border zone than the official border map of the U.S.? And what does that [...]

Disturbing Trend Of Police Wanting Drones For Routine Infractions

By Nicholas West, activistpost.com -

After lulling the public into believing that using drones in the U.S. would be confined to border patrol or for counter-terrorism in the event of an imminent threat, we are beginning to see [...]

LAPD Commission Approves Drone Pilot Program Amid Protest

By Wes Woods and Brenda Gazzar, www.dailynews.com -

By Wes Woods and Brenda Gazzar for Los Angeles Daily News - The civilian Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday approved a one-year pilot program for the use of drones by police in certain [...]

Rich Man’s War; Poor People’s Blood

By Ed Kinane and Judy Bello, www.upstatedroneaction.org -

By Ed Kinane and Judy Bello for Upstated Drone Action - Monday, 25 September 2017 at 9 AM, 7 members of the grassroots group Upstate Drone Action once again were arrested as they delivered a [...]

US Expands Global Drone War To Philippines

By Jason Ditz, www.news.antiwar.com -

By Jason Ditz for Anti-War - Pentagon officials say a discussion is ongoing about the possibility of granting US forces in the Philippine authority to conduct airstrikes against the nation’s ISIS [...]

A Global Movement To Confront Drone Warfare

By Medea Benjamin, www.codepink.org -

By Medea Benjamin for Code Pink - The $600 billion annual cost of the US military budget eats up 54% of all federal discretionary funds. It’s no wonder we don’t have money to address the crisis [...]

4 Arrested Protesting Drones At Iowa Air National Guard

By Charly Haley, www.desmoinesregister.com -

By Charly Haley for The Des Moines Register - The Des Moines Fire Department had to cut the four protesters from their concrete barriers, said Brian O'Keefe, a spokesman for the department. [...]

Killer Drones And The Militarization Of U.S. Foreign Policy

By Ann Wright, www.afsa.org -

By Ann Wright for AFSA - The militarization of U.S. foreign policy certainly didn’t start with President Donald J. Trump; in fact, it goes back several decades. However, if Trump’s first 100 days [...]

Our National Bird: The Medium Is The Message

By Dave Foster, www.original.antiwar.com -

By Dave Foster for Anti-War - Sonia Kennebeck’s film National Bird illuminates the tragic personal aspect of America’s drone wars. The film explores the aftermath of drone strikes from the [...]

Trump’s First One Hundred Days Of War Crimes

By Charles Pierson, www.counterpunch.org -

By Charles Pierson for Counter Punch. President Donald J. Trump closed out his first hundred days in office on April 29. Not marked by any notable achievements, Trump’s first hundred days did [...]