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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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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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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A “Traitor” to the American Death Machine Faces Years in Prison — While the Killing Goes On

By Chris Hedges, Published on Salon.com, July 13, 2021 Daniel will be sentenced on July 27 at 9am, in Alexandria Virginia.  There will be a press conference in New York City on Daniel’s behalf, July 17th at 10 AM at 10th Ave & 31St.  It will be recorded so look for the video on the Upstate Drone Action website. [jb][…]

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Biden Acknowledges ‘Over the Horizon’ Air Attacks Planned Against Taliban

by Nick Mottern, published on Common Dreams, July 5, 2021 On July 2, fleeing questions from reporters about U.S. plans in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden sought refuge behind the July 4th Independence Day holiday, yet obliquely acknowledged that the U.S. will use some level of “over the horizon” air attacks to prevent the Taliban from taking power, attacks that will[…]

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