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DRONE WATCH: Death From Above
Originally Posted: 06/04/2012 - 6:46am | Type: Blog

With White House counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan’s recent public acknowledgment of their use and revelations of President Obama’s direct involvement in deciding which targets are struck, the world medi ...

Still Things Left Unsaid When it Comes to Drones
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 11:40am | Type: Blog

From  Mother Jones  this morning: White House Counterterrorism adviser John Brennan officially acknowledged the administration's targeted killing of Al Qaeda members abroad for the first time in a speech on Monday. But Brennan didn' ...

U.S. Kills With Armed Drones
Originally Posted: 05/01/2012 - 12:13pm | Type: Blog

While this policy of targeted assassination should be ended immediately, the admission that it exists is an important step toward an important public debate. News flash:  The U.S. ...

Drones in Yemen
Originally Posted: 04/19/2012 - 2:21pm | Type: Blog

The CIA is now seeking to expand the campaign by asking for authority to launch strikes without knowing the identities of those being attacked. It seems that drones have become t ...

Nuclear-Powered Drones
Originally Posted: 04/04/2012 - 2:56pm | Type: Blog

As if conventionally powered drones weren’t bad enough, a report has it that scientists are developing nuclear-powered drones that could stay in the air for months without refueling. In addition to the fact that this would make drones  more effi ...

Return of the Drones
Originally Posted: 01/11/2012 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Since mid-November, the CIA had not launched a drone attack against Pakistan. On Sunday, the New York Times front page prominently featured a story headlined Lull in Strikes by U.S. Drones Aids Militants. ...

The Morning Sojo: November 7, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/07/2011 - 9:31am | Type: Blog

A round-up of recent Op-Ed columns from the mainstream media. A round-up of recent Op-Ed columns from the mainstream media. Susan Straight , an author whose nove ...

Could the U.S. Be Moving to a State of Perpetual War?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

One might think that three wars -- Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya -- would be enough. Apparently, for the United States military apparatus, it's not. One might think that three war ...

Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Taliban Prisoners. National Security Shakeup. Military Spending.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

<em>[<strong>Editors' note</strong></em><em>: As part of Sojourners' campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate ou ...

Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Civilian Casualties. Drones. Solutions.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

<em>[<strong>Editors' note: </strong>As part of Sojourners campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest ne ...

A Peace Movement Victory Against Drones
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<em>[</em><em><strong>Editor's Note</strong></em><em>: </em><em>Every once in a while there is a landmark court case for the cause of freedom and just ...