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- Lest we forget: the killing continues – friendly and unfriendly fire
- The Syrian war is not over: there are attacks by Israel & the US-led coalition – ‘a new trajectory’ ?
- Under the spotlight: European assistance to the ‘War on Terror’ drone strikes
Category Archives: Airstrikes
For news of British involvement in drone warfare and technical developments go to http://dronewarsuk.wordpress.com. For further up-to-date information on casualties inflicted by air-strikes go to the site of See news of attacks in several countries including Somalia and Afghanistan … Continue reading
As concerns rise about increasing the domestic use of drones for surveillance or commercial purposes, risking terrorism, accidents due to inclement weather and mid-air collisions, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), an independent think tank engaged in defence and security … Continue reading
VOA, part of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, the government funded agency that oversees all non-military, U.S. international broadcasting, reported on 7th June that the United Nations is demanding an immediate end to indiscriminate attacks against civilians and civilian … Continue reading
The Syrian war is not over: there are attacks by Israel & the US-led coalition – ‘a new trajectory’ ?
Middle East Monitor reports, on April 15th, that an Israeli intelligence firm, ImageSat International has released satellite images claiming to show “the complete destruction of a possible Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory” in Syria’s Masyaf District, allegedly struck by Israel on … Continue reading
President Donald Trump, who has stepped up the use of drones in Somalia and other areas, recently revoked a requirement for U.S. intelligence officials to give public reports listing the number of civilians killed in drone strikes and other attacks … Continue reading
See our 2014 post The Times and the Commercial Drone Professional reported recently that the Church of England has announced a programme helping RAF chaplains to offer pastoral care and support to drone pilots. They will spend a year studying … Continue reading
A member of Scientists for Global Responsibility has drawn attention to a report by Peter Burt: Off the Leash: The Development of Autonomous Military Drones in the UK. In a Guardian article*, Jamie Doward points out that though the government insists … Continue reading