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

By Candice Bernd, -

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, -

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, -

“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, -

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, -

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, -

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. [...]

Scenario Fulfillment? Why Should We Believe US On Location Of Drone Shot Down By Iran?

By Ann Wright, -

The Iranian military shot down a US spy drone yesterday. The US says the drone, a $22 million RQ-4A Global Hawk was in international airspace. Iran said the drone was over Iranian airspace. Are [...]

Protesters At Drone Base And Nevada National Security Site Cross The Line For Peace

By John Amidon, -

We came for the annual Nevada Desert Experience Sacred Peace Walk. But this year, it is different. This year, eight of us will leave the Walk in belly chains. It is Holy Week, Good Friday, April [...]

Mass Killings With Lethal Drones Must End

By Pauline Muchina and Michael Merryman-Lotze, -

For years, the American Friends Service Committee has joined other organizations in calling for a ban on drone warfare. The United States’ use of lethal drones has killed thousands of people – [...]

Drone Warfare Activist Daniel Hale Facing 50 Years For Whistleblowing

By Staff, -

Daniel Hale, an Air Force veteran and former U.S. intelligence analyst turned anti-war activist was arrested May 9thand charged with violating the Espionage Act. Daniel is a well-known anti-drone [...]

Former US Government Analyst Faces 50 Years In Prison For Allegedly Leaking Classified Drone Warfare Documents

By Victoria Gagliardo-Silver, -

Daniel Hale, 31, is accused of leaking classified documents to an unnamed media outlet. In the latest crackdown against government leaks by the Trump Administration, a former National Security [...]

Trump Cancels Reports On Civilian Deaths In US Drone Strikes

By Staff, -

US President Donald Trump has revoked the executive order requiring public reports on civilian casualties in drone strikes carried out by the CIA, as well as US military. The new executive order, [...]

Four Arrested Blocking Military Drone Base

By Shirley Osgood and Toby Blomé, Popular Resistance. -

Beale Air Force Base, near Wheatland – Four demonstrators were arrested early Tuesday, Oct. 30, as they opposed the ongoing 17-year U.S. bombing campaign in Afghanistan and U.S. occupation of one [...]