Tag Archives: Chris Cole

10th Anniversary on-line event ‘Drone Warfare: Today, Tomorrow, Forever?’ – Oct 27

Gill Hurle of MAW has forwarded news of this event. ——– Forwarded Message from Chris Cole of Drone Wars UK ——– We are holding an online event ‘Drone Warfare: Today, Tomorrow, Forever?’ to examine the use of armed drones and … Continue reading

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The UN Special Rapporteur’s report on armed drones and targeted killing

In the UK Defence Journal, George Allison reviews a new report on armed drones and targeted killing for the UN Human Rights Council produced by  Agnes Callamard (right), the UN’s Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. She outlined recommendations to … Continue reading

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Military analysts ask if the rise in the use of drones is desirable in terms of global security

  Mark Shapiro sends news of Chris Cole’s review of a book by Ann Rogers and John Hill: Unmanned: Drone Warfare and Global Security. See the whole article here. Ann Rogers and John Hill write for Jane’s Intelligence Review, owned by … Continue reading

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Now thrive the armourers and executioners

American visitors to the site were in the majority last week as they have been for months, also showing the most interest in defence-related and chemical concern sites but very little in UK political issues, agriculture and a good news … Continue reading

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The Secret State acts: ‘Not in our name’ !

Successful MoD Freedom of Information request by Chris Cole, of Drone Wars UK Some time ago, the Guardian reported that nine months after a freedom of Information request by Chris Cole, the MoD has responded, releasing information about the previously … Continue reading

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“Drone Technology – A Cause for Concern?” with Chris Cole

Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique cordially invite you to join us at our next Cafe Diplo on Monday 10th February 2014. Sabine McNeill has forwarded news of this talk: “Drone Technology – A Cause for Concern?” with Chris Cole, which  … Continue reading

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