Category Archives: Drones

Obama’s UN Speech

From his speech: But understand, the attacks of the last two weeks are not simply an assault on America.  They are also an assault on the very ideals upon which the United Nations was founded — the notion that people … Continue reading

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New Stanford/NYU Report: Living Under Drones

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In the “Must Read” Category: TBIJ’s Drone Strike Database

If you’re interested in “The Drone Wars” and also curious as to what real investigative journalism looks like, then take a look at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s website. 

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Drone Debate Update for 9/14/12

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Global Hawk: The Drone That Won’t Die

CQ reports the following today: The House Armed Services Committee has denied the Pentagon’s request to transfer $216.5 million out of RQ-4 Global Hawk accounts to pay for higher-priority military intelligence programs. <snip> Service officials have argued that the modernized … Continue reading

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Drone Debate Update for 9/9/12

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“It has to be a target that is authorised by our laws.”

Noach Schactman at WIRED really nails it in his takedown of President Obama’s circuitous explanation of his drone assassination program to CNN’s Jessica Yelin. 

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Drone Debate Update for August 31, 2012

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Drone Debate Update for August 17, 2012

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Will Police Departments Want This Ordnance For Drones?

From the LA Times today: After developing a 13.5-pound “smart bomb” for four years, Raytheon has carried out a successful test flight at the Army‘s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.  The bomb, called Pyros, was dropped from a drone flying at … Continue reading

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