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- ‘Friendly fire’ in northern Syria killed 18 allied fighters
- Armed drones: how remote-controlled, high-tech weapons are used against the poor
- Why would disclosing reasons for rebranding armed drones have a chilling effect?
- Legacy: “Obama scattered his drones and special forces throughout the Muslim world”
Category Archives: Legal action
In 2011 David Hookes explored the ethical and legal implications of the growing use of armed, unmanned planes in the ‘war against terrorism’. The rapidly increasing use of aerial robot weapons in the so-called ‘war against terrorism’ is raising many … Continue reading
Our government continues to support Saudi Arabia despite its ‘crimes against humanity’ (UN), challenged by US Senator Chris Murphy
The global charity Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) told Reuters news agency that more than 40 civilians, including an eight-year-old in a critical condition, were admitted to Abs Hospital after an air strike in the Mustaba district, a region largely controlled … Continue reading
Is the British government complicit in the humanitarian crisis being unleashed on the people of Yemen?
The Belfast Telegraph reports that the coalition government licensed more than £4bn worth of arms to Saudi Arabia. Both British fighter jets and bombs are being deployed by Saudi Arabia against targets in Yemen. One instance was covered by the Guardian. … Continue reading
The most extensive media account seen, to date, has been a 2011 article in the Washington Post. Later, at the height of drone activity, the Sunday Times published this graphic, but little news of further covert building is in the … Continue reading
Accolades for Tim Martin: can the complicit British government give a rational answer to his question?
“We have no skin in the game. Politicians and war profiteers believe this makes everything more sanitary and acceptable” Tim Martin, a HVAC engineer and camera-shy freelance writer with a degree in philosophy, in his article in the Eureka Times … Continue reading
A joint investigation mounted by The Intercept and the German news magazine Der Spiegel has obtained a top-secret U.S. intelligence document confirming that the U.S. military base in Ramstein is the site of a satellite relay station that enables drone operators … Continue reading
Ian Davis of NATO Watch reports that the NATO Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) has published a study on the vulnerability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, in the contested airspace. Beth Stevenson reports in … Continue reading