Anwar Al-Awlaki didn’t survive the September 30, 2011, drone strike. The convoy of Toyotas that he and his henchmen were travelling in was literally wiped off the face of the earth, by no less than eleven Hellfire missiles, fired from eleven Predator drones at the same time. 1,638 more words
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Remiss in posting here, verging on a year – more or less on the road all the time, Marcella and I. For that time the numbing cacophony of American politics has rumbled as a background noise throughout the culture, interwoven with the other threads of our communal quilt: football, baseball, basketball, the now-customary gun massacre in a shopping mall or school, or even church. 1,617 more words
WASHINGTON — The U.S. deployed MQ-1 Predator drones to Latvia for the first time this weekend, the Pentagon announced Monday.
The move is part of the “European Reassurance Initiative,” an effort by the U.S. 219 more words