Drone Murder Has Been Normalized

by David Swanson, published on Lets Try Democracy, December 29, 2020 If I search on Google for the words “drones” and “morality” most of the results are from 2012 through 2016. If I search for “drones” and “ethics” I get a bunch of articles from 2017 to 2020. Reading the various websites confirms the obvious hypothesis that (as a rule,[…]

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Celebrate Armistice Day – Wage Peace With Renewed Energy!

by Gerry Condon, published on Popular Resistance, November 7, 2020 November 11 is Armistice Day, marking the 1918 armistice that ended the First World War, on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” Horrified by the industrial slaughter of millions of soldiers and civilians, the people of the U.S. and the world initiated campaigns to outlaw[…]

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Peace Groups Blockade Creech Air Force Base To Protest Remote Killing by US Drones

by Brett Wilkins, Posted on Antiwar.com October 7, 2020 Opposition to drone warfare and targeted assassination peaked several years ago and was subsequently purged from the mainstream media and Google search engines (where you used to be able to track drone activity in foreign press reports), but these activists persevere in resisting a truly disturbing form of global policing which[…]

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Following US Pressure, Aid to Yemen Falls to Just 25 Cents Per Day

by Alan MacLeod, Published on MintPress News, October 7, 2020 Home to what the United Nations has described as “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis,” Yemen is on the brink of total disaster after five years of protracted war. Yet crucial international aid to the country has been cut this year to just 25 cents per person, per day, around half of what[…]

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Masters of Space: Deep Space Strategy in the Age of Trump

by Karl Grossman, published on CounterPunch, June 25, 2020 The United States “must be capable of winning wars that extend into space,” asserts a just-released “Defense Space Strategy” report. It is the first space strategy document issued by the U.S. since President Donald Trump, after declaring that the U.S. must achieve “dominance in space,” signed a measure this past December[…]

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Send Emails By May 20 Urging Germany: “Don’t Arm Your Drones.”

by Nick Mottern, published on KnowDrones, May 8, 2020 The German Parliament is about to enter a decisive stage in the only public debate ever to be required by the ruling parties of a NATO-member state regarding whether to acquire lethal killer drones. Other NATO countries have blindly followed the U.S. and Israeli precedent without much public discussion. This unique[…]

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Civilian Testimony: US Drones Continue to Slaughter Civilians

CJ Werleman, published on ByLineTimes, May 6, 2020 Background In what’s been described as a “rare admission” of culpability, the United States military acknowledged on Monday it had killed two civilians and injured three more when it carried out a drone strike in Somalia more than a year ago. “Regrettably two civilians were killed and three others injured in a[…]

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U.S. Military Budget Seen From Italy

By Manlio Dinucci posted on Workers World, February 19, 2020 Published Feb. 18 in Il Manifesto in Dinucci’s “Art of War” column, which examines Trump’s proposed military budget. Translation by John Catalinotto. The “Budget for the Future of America,” which the U.S. government submitted, shows what the Trump administration’s priorities are in the federal budget for fiscal year 2021 (which[…]

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