Tag Archives: RAF Waddington

MoD facing legal challenge to armed drone deployment outside Afghanistan

Noting the range of posts on the subject on this site, a reader has sent a link to the Guardian’s latest by legal affairs correspondent Owen Bowcott, reporting that British officials are to come before a United Nations inquiry into … Continue reading

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RAF Waddington drone protest

. Len Aldis, Secretary of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society, sent an emessage: “The demonstration received good coverage on the media, perhaps they are beginning to see the light………” The first account seen came from the Lincolnshire Echo, which has two … Continue reading

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Today: Lincolnshire demonstration against the UK’s use of armed drones in Afghanistan

The Independent reports that – in a statement issued on Thursday – the RAF said it had started to support the International Security Assistance Force and Afghan ground troops with “armed intelligence and surveillance missions” – bomb-carrying Reaper drones remotely … Continue reading

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