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Government: is BT assisting targeted killing by drones, violating international law?

Human rights lawyers Reprieve, acting on behalf of two Yemeni men whose relatives were accidentally killed by drones, have brought a complaint against BT, filed with the British government on 19 August. 252 more words

Drone Strikes

The Beheading of James Foley: Are We Not Savages Too?

Without question, the beheading of US journalist James Foley was an inexcusable and savage act of violence by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). 1,710 more words

Women and Children Die: No Questions Asked

Two mothers, an infant and two teenagers died under a blast of Israeli bombs in Gaza yesterday, but it was just a mistake, The New York Times… 507 more words

New York Times

Rebels Killed Dozens in Attack on Refugees, Ukraine Says -- Caught in Crossfire

Ukrainian servicemen guard a checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, August 16, 2014.
REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Report of Deadly Rebel Attack on Fleeing Non-Combatants Highlights Civilian Toll… 1,774 more words

US "underseas battlespace dominance": underwater drones and submarines

Unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV), sometimes known as underwater drones, are able to operate underwater without a human occupant.

There are two categories:

  • remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), which are controlled by a remote human operator,
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Civilian Deaths

Militarization of the Police

A change in America has been occurring for some time now. The police have gone from “protect and serve” to a defensive and aggressive style. The police is now an arm of the military and state that is a much more heavy handed organization. 698 more words

Politics

War is a Social Activity

My childhood story wrote itself, directed by an impulse to challenge The Official Story, which never did made sense to me. Neither did the story my parents told about their marriage. 1,064 more words

Asperger's Human Experience