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Israel and the US.

The US continues to send our tax dollars to Israel at a rate of over 3 billion dollars per year. We send money and arms to a country that has shown disdain for the US for years. 878 more words

Government

Some deaths by drone are more disturbing than others

In January, news of the six lethal drone attacks, condemned by Pakistan’s government and recorded by the Bureau of Investigation, was not found in Western media. 324 more words

Drone Strikes

Drones? The ‘chattering classes’ ignore ongoing execution without trial

On Sunday in the FT magazine, Gillian Tett wrote an article flippantly headlined: “You’re never alone with a drone”.

She added, “Enthusiasts want fewer controls; privacy groups want tighter rules”. 303 more words

Drone Strikes

The CIA-run drone campaign: no judge, no jury, just summary execution

Reuters reports that Mohammed Saleh Qayed Taeiman, a sixth grade student aged about 12, was one of three people killed in the latest U.S. drone strike east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. 187 more words

Drone Strikes

Drone wars: young gamers recruited to kill – video

This is an extract from the film Drone by Flimmer Film:

“In tiny bunkers in the United States, young pilots are operating unmanned drones targeting ‘bad people’ in Pakistan. 76 more words

Drone Strikes

Hundreds of Drone Operators Quit Air Force

“We didn’t even really know who we were firing at.”

The traumatic nature of their work is leading drone operators to quit the Air Force by the hundreds. 94 more words

War In The Middle East