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When the government announced it was shutting down, dogs, drone victims, Syrians, and pot-smokers all breathed a sigh of relief.
While the majority of Americans were stunned and outraged at Edward Snowden’s revelations that the government was secretly monitoring their phone calls and emails, the US government has been systematically spying on law abiding citizens for nearly 100 years.
State Department embassies and consulates remain closed across the Muslim world this week. Now we are learning the reasons why.
Age Of Drones Spells Deep Long Term Trouble for USA as Billions of Global Citizens Reject Murder by XBox. While the USA sells its global drone murder program as more humane than traditional boots on the ground killings, the reality on the ground is that the USA is murdering innocent peoples in sovereign countries violating international law subverting and demolishing the once great U.S. global standing in the court of billions around the world; not the best way to win friends and influence people, ya think?
U.S. drone strikes are creating cadres of anti-American fighters, furious over the killing and wounding of thousands of civilians.
- Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.—Matthew 7:12
HAS THERE BEEN A SECRET 100 YEAR PLAN TO ABUSE, ABANDON AND EVENTUALLY REPLACE THE AMERICAN SOLDIER WITH ROBOTS AND AUTOMATED WAR MACHINES ? by Preston...
Two conscientious nonviolent activists, Brian Terrell and Ron Faust, were convicted on Monday of trespassing, for having attempted to deliver a document listing concerns about drones to the commander of Whiteman Air Force Base near Jefferson City, Mo., last April. A third protester, Mark Kenney of Omaha, Neb., is serving a four-month sentence after having pled guilty in June to trespassing.
The following short article was printed on the Press TV (Iran) website today. The meaning of it is clear to those familiar with the region, and, as hundreds, perhaps thousands of journalists have worked in Iraq and the Kurdish regions, where I have also worked, the story is obvious, it just can't be printed. Many of "players," the Mossad, big oil, the Bush family, are beyond the reach of the press, protected from the laws of man, empowered to play the world as a grand chessboard, to quote Zbigniew Brzezinski. Today's pawn is Kurdistan, unaware they are being played.
Elliott Adams and Nate Lewis, two members of Veterans For Peace, were part of a larger group of 15 activists arrested Thursday at the gate to Hancock Airbase in Syracuse, N.Y., where they held large banners and signs protesting drones for three hours before they were arrested.
The Israeli company Stark Aerospace of Mississippi is not so much from Mississippi as it is from Israel. Stark Aerospace of Mississippi is a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries! And the Federal Aviation Administration has given them permission to fly their drones in American airspace!
Although President Obama’s top counter-terrorism adviser says caution is exercised when making drone attacks, official U.S. announcements often state that suspects are killed.
"We’re pretending that al-Qaeda is there (Yemen). In reality, we’re interfering in internal politics and we are assassinating political enemies of our friends in Yemen to maintain power.
Forecasting a future of robotic warfare in which perverted science is put at the service of its Empire, the U.S. has built 60 bases around the world for its unmanned, remotely controlled killer drone warplanes. And more bases are under construction.
Unmanned drones were first used by the US military in Kosovo and Bosnia Herzegovina for surveillance purpose. Currently drones are being employed against combatant civilians in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. Unmanned drones are supplementing aerial attacks by jets and gunship helicopters and cruise missiles. Prof Marc W. Harold writes in his article that future US wars in third world will involve massive drones to police territory. It will employ local satrap forces, like Karzai forces, and once the territory is pacified sufficiently, it will deploy government-ready-to-rule kits.
The western analysts and think tanks strongly support the drone strikes in tribal areas bordering Af-Pak for obvious success in terms of friend and foe casualties’. They project the drone as the most important weapon to eradicate terrorists and terrorism.
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