Tag Archives: American Civil Liberties Union

Running amok? Donald Trump facilitates civilian drone deaths & continues attacks in seven countries ‘and elsewhere’

The NGO CAGE, which campaigns against discriminatory state policies and advocates observance of due process and the rule of law, reminds readers that in October 2017, US President Donald Trump replaced the Obama rules pertaining to drone strikes with his … Continue reading

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Immoral, unethical and illegal? Military action in areas where the UK is not formally at war

Mark Shapiro draws attention to a contribution from Emily Knowles, who leads the Oxford Research Group’s Remote Warfare Programme. In the introduction to her report (right) she writes: “ One of the major warnings from the Iraq Inquiry was that public … Continue reading

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Why has news of the US drone killing in January finally been disclosed?

This morning, a reader sent this link to a Guardian report on news which ‘broke’ yesterday. Only now, for some reason, has it been disclosed that a CIA directed US drone strike, which took place in January, killed innocent hostages … Continue reading

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