- Saudi allies applaud President Trump as shameful Yemeni killings escalate
- Aerial attacks: ISIS uses coalition tactics – albeit on a smaller scale
- ‘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?
Tag Archives: ISIS
Tim Bradshaw (Financial Times) reports that ISIS has been using low-cost “quadcopters”, assembled using kits instead of buying ‘off-the-shelf’, to drop improvised bombs in Syria and Iraq. US military officials have become increasingly concerned about ISIS’ use of drones such … Continue reading
Sir Max Hastings has been called the leading voice in the anti-war sentiment: “(War) can cost an enormous number of lives and a lot of those people haven’t been killed by al-Qaeda or the Taliban but by our bombs and … Continue reading
And ISIS arrives in Afghanistan Earlier this month, Anthony Loyd wrote from Kabul in Afghanistan about Pashtuns living in refugee camps or in remote villages of Helmand districts. These Afghans, from the most heavily contested areas of Helmand, know at … Continue reading
Under Corbyn, Britain would reject friends like the current American and Saudi governments – and agree with a US ‘hawk’
. As a man is known by the company he keeps (Aesop?) so is a country. We quietly go about our lives as our special friends in the American and Saudi governments order the slaughter of people in Yemen. Washington … 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
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