Category Archives: drones

Shame: as Afghan civilians die in airstrikes and global instability proliferates, Obama celebrates the US’ role in creating ‘a more peaceful, prosperous world’

The word ‘drone’ is not being used. See the video reporting allegations of over a hundred deaths in the last 24 hours: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/12/23/391493/us-strike-kills-dozens-in-afghanistan/ 23rd December: Press TV reports that dozens of people have been killed in airstrikes carried out by US-led … Continue reading

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Israeli drone commander admits killing the innocent & intends to continue

Palestinians say: “ISIS are barbaric savages but what should we call US mass murderers of civilians?” In the Daily Mail, Larisa Brown ‘humanised’ a Telegraph report which devoted a fifteen inch column to the specifications and types of Israeli drones … Continue reading

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Are Western governments prepared for the use of drone technology against themselves?

There has recently been wide coverage of news that guards at 13 nuclear plants, including some operated by the French electricity giant EDF, have seen drones flying overhead. The FT adds: “Sometimes the flights appear to have been co-ordinated, like … Continue reading

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