Jail Killer Drone Operators Instead Of Drone Whistleblowers

by Ann Wright, published on Popular Resistance, September 19, 2021 Now is the time for accountability for the U.S. assassin drone program.  For decades the U.S. has been murdering innocent civilians, including U.S. citizens, in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, Mali and who knows where else.   Not one person in the military has been held accountable for these criminal[…]

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Restricting US Military Aid to Israel

by Nadya Tannous, published on Consortium News, September 15, 2021 The Unity Intifada, which erupted following the Israeli regime’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, its attack on worshipers in the Aqsa mosque complex, and its vicious assault on Gaza in May, garnered Palestinians unprecedented support from activists and policymakers across the world, and even in the halls of Capitol Hill. This dramatic shift in[…]

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Shut Down the Drone War

by Daniel Larison, published on Antiwar.com, September 15, 2021 On September 26, the yearly Shut Down Creech protest will convene at the military base from which all US Drone Control signals are released.    The Ban Killer Drones network calls on us to come out to Creech AFB during the week that begins on the 26th, or prepare a solidarity action[…]

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Hiroshima-Nagasaki: The Story They Want Us to Forget

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, August 5, 2021 The world’s first nuclear explosion occurred on July 16, 1945, when a plutonium implosion device was tested at a site located 210 miles south of Los Alamos, New Mexico, on the barren plains of the Alamogordo Bombing Range, known as the Jornada del Muerto (day of the dead). US President Harry[…]

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Why Was Daniel Hale Silenced? Daniel Hale Must Be Pardoned!

 Statement by Ban Killer Drones Coalition We raise our voice in deep concern on the silencing and imprisonment of Daniel Hale. Daniel Hale did not commit a crime. It is outrageous that Daniel Hale was charged, prosecuted and sentenced to 45 months in Federal prison for exposing a criminal program. Daniel Hale should be pardoned! Daniel Hale leaked documents that[…]

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Daniel Hale’s Letter to the Judge Who Will Decide His Sentence

by Daniel Hale, published on the Sparrow Project, July 23, 2021 It is not a secret that I struggle to live with depression and post traumatic stress disorder. Both stem from my childhood experience growing up in a rural mountain community and were compounded by exposure to combat during military service. Depression is a constant. Though stress, particularly stress caused[…]

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US Government Seeks Harshest Sentence Ever In Leak Case Against Drone Whistleblower

by Kevin Gosztola, published on The Dissenter, July 20, 2021 This is a truly sad case.  Daniel Hale’s documents were released years ago, at which time Jeremy Scahill and The Intercept were widely praised for publishing them.  Daniel, on the other hand has been, as they say, ‘living like a refugee’, waiting for the axe to fall, every since.   […]

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