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 [...]

Why I Support An International Treaty To Ban Weaponized Drones And Drone Surveillance

By Kathy Kelly, Covert Action Magazine. -

At a time in my life when I barely knew drones existed, a young Lebanese mother mourning the death of her six-year-old daughter, Zainab, helped me understand how monitoring by drones terrified [...]

Yemen: ‘Mission Accomplished’… For Now?

By Charles Pierson, Counterpunch. -

Beneath a banner proclaiming “Mission Accomplished” President George W. Bush announced that “[m]ajor combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies [...]

The Dark Past Of Biden’s Nominee For National Intelligence Director

By John Kiriakou, Consortium News. -

Former acting CIA Director Mike Morell, who has disingenuously argued for years that he had nothing to do with the agency’s torture program, but who continued to defend it, has taken himself [...]

Portland Drone Testing Facility Cancelled

By Fight for the Future. -

Last week, the Port of Portland announced it would cancel a pending lease with Verizon for seven acres of riverfront property in one of Portland, Oregon’s most diverse neighborhoods. Verizon and [...]

Alice’s Nightmare In Drone Land

By World Beyond War. -

New York - On Thursday, 33 people from New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts organized by Upstate Drone Action blocked the gates at Hancock Air Field near Syracuse, NY. Prior to Thursday’s [...]

Anti-drone Protestors Block Entrance To US Assassin Drone Base

By Shut Down Creech, Popular Resistance. -

A group of 15 peaceful protesters from Nevada, California, and Arizona converged for a weeklong protest at Creech Air Force Base to oppose the remote-controlled killing that takes place in the [...]

A “Persistent Eye In The Sky” May Be Coming To A City Near You

By Medea Benjamin and Barry Summers, Information Clearinghouse. -

“Gorgon Stare will be looking at a whole city, so there will be no way for the adversary to know what we’re looking at, and we can see everything.” That same persistent eye in the sky may soon be [...]

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 [...]