War on Terror/Civil Liberties/Drones

Friday, November 20, 2015

Former Drone Pilots to Obama: Civilian Killings Driving 'Terrorism, Instability' - Common Dreams

Pentagon’s New “Law of War” Manual “Reduces Us to the Level of Nazis” - Washington Post

Science, tech leaders warn of worldwide Artificial Intelligence arms race - Aol.com

Recently promoted Cleveland sergeant's social media use under fire as racist, anti-Muslim - Cleveland.com

As Stress Drives Off Drone Operators, Air Force Must Cut Flights - New York Times

McConnell can't save the NSA's surveillance program - The Guardian

White House admits: we didn't know who drone strike was aiming to kill - The Guardian

Why Are Drone Pilots Quitting In Huge Numbers? In These Times

Somalia: The careless, astonishing cruelty of Obama’s government - George Monbiot, The Guardian

The Fiery Cage and the Lynching Tree, Brutality’s Never Far Away - Bill Moyers

The Ferguson/Palestine Connection - Ebony

Fellow Nobel Peace Laureates to Obama: Stain of US Torture Your Job to Repair - Common Dreams

Why America’s “war on terror” failed - Patrick Cockburn, Salon

Show Us the Drone Memos Justifying Extrajudicial Killing - Sen. Rand Paul, NY Times

Three Arrested at NSA Headquarters Drone Protest - Popular Resistance

Drones on the US border: Are they worth the price? Christian Science Monitor

Alberto Gonzales Calls for Limits on Drone Strikes - Wall Street Journal

US to deploy Global Hawks to Misawa, Japan - Stars and Stripes

Poverty: Terrorism's Fertile Ground - Kennedy Odede, NY Times

"Nothing is beyond our reach’: Evil octopus strangling the world becomes latest US intelligence seal - RT

Campaigners Protest British Drone Strikes in Afghanistan - ToloNews

Drone Victims Tell Empty US House Their Story; Is America Listening? Truthout

"Will I be Next?" US Drone Strikes in Pakistan - Amnesty International

Hans Blix: Whether Obama in Syria or Bush in Iraq, The US Is Not the World Police - Huffington Post

10 ways to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks on Americans - Medea Benjamin, Mondoweiss

Tom Brokaw, Bill O’Reilly, and Genuine U.S. National Security - Fred Branfman, Foreign Policy Journal

NSA asked Verizon for records of all calls in the U.S. - Washington Post

Civil Disobedience at Syracuse Drone Base - Bruce Gagnon

Obama’s drone war kills ‘others,’ not just al Qaida leaders -McClatchy

Sustained public debate needed on drone strikes - Wisconsin Peace Action & Milwaukee Sentinel

U.S. troops arrive in Niger to set up drone base - Washington Post

Take a Rare Look at How Obama Decides to Send Drones to Kill Americans - Yahoo! News

The Kill Chain: Following the path of drones from Obama’s hit list to Johns Hopkins University - City Paper - Baltimore

Time for Congress to build a better drone policy - Rep. Keith Ellison, Washington Post

Will Chuck Hagel Stand Up to the Drone Lobby? - Foreign Policy

The Dawning of Domestic Drones - NY Times

Joe Klein's sociopathic defense of drone killings of children - Guardian UK

Living Under Drones - Stanford/NYU Report

"Lily Pads": U.S. empire of foreign military bases growing - TomDispatch

The Drone Zone: New Mexico base deals death around the world - NY Times

U.N. investigator decries U.S. use of killer drones - Reuters

US military using lightweight mini-drones launched from battlefield - GuardianUK

CIA seeks new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign - Washington Post

Poll on Public Priorities: Deficit Rising, Terrorism Slipping - Pew Research Center

There goes the Republic - Defense Bill abandons due process - TruthDig

The Pentagon Is Offering Free Military Hardware To Every Police Department In The U - Business Insider

Drones: For Our Allies, Death From Above - NY Times

America’s Secret Empire of Drone Bases - AlterNet

White House Weighs Limits of Terror Fight - NY Times

NYPD CIA Anti-Terror Operations Conducted In Secret For Years - Huffington Post

US Drone War now in six countries - Common Dreams

Republican Bill Seeks to Expand War on Terror - New York Times

FBI agents and police surround Memphis Peace Ctr - "misunderstanding" or intimidation? ABC24 News

34,600 troops set to deploy in 2011, permanent war on the horizon? - Of Peace and Politics

FBI delivers subpoenas to four more anti-war, solidarity activists as U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald expands witch hunt - Committee to Stop FBI Repression

Foreign military occupations are root of terrorism - Foreign Policy

FBI raids homes of anti-war activists, supporters protest invasion of civil rights - Chicago Breaking News

Yemen: Deja Vu All Over Again - Phyllis Bennis, Foreign Policy in Focus

Answering Helen Thomas on Why They Want to Harm Us - Truthout

Obama's Yemeni odyssey targets China - Asia Times

Maryland anti-war activists labeled terrorists, file suit to demand answers - Gazette

US continues to train Honduran soldiers - National Catholic Reporter

Red Cross Torture Report: What It Means - New York Review of Books

11/10/08: Obama plans US terror trials to replace Guantanamo - Yahoo! News

9/25/08: Why Is a US Army Brigade Being Assigned to the 'Homeland'? - Salon.com

9/13/08: At All Costs, We Must Avoid a 'Surge' in Afghanistan - J.Stiglitz, Alternet

9/12/08: Does killing Afghan civilians keep us safe? - LA Times

7/30/08: RAND Corp says military strategy only strengthens Al Queda - Washington Post

June 2008: Broken Laws, Broken Lives - Medical Evidence of Torture by the US - Physicians for Human Rights

6/9/08: The fallacy of Islamic 'national suicide' -  LA Times

4/22/08: Guantanamo Detainees Allege Being Drugged, Questioned - Washington Post

3/8/08: Bush vetoes bill, supports torture - CQ

11/27/07: Bush Adminstration to hire private contractors to spy on us - Truthout

7/20/07: Is Bush criminalizing anti-war protest?  Global Research.ca

6/21/07: Psychologists teach CIA how to torture - salon.com

9/24/06: Spy agencies say Iraq war worsens terrorism threat -NY Times

The "land of the free" embraces torture: as US allows some torture of war on terror prisoners, it also considers use of "non-lethal weapons" on American protesters

John W. Dean: Why Are We Suddenly At War With "Islamic Fascists"? - Election Day is near.(Findlaw, 9/8/06)

Powell aide: Torture 'guidance' from Cheney (CNN, 11/20/05)