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Drones news and analysis from The Nation
February 7, 2019
Inside the Secretive US Air Campaign In Somalia
Since Trump took office, figuring out whom the US is killing and why has become nearly impossible.
January 31, 2019
The War in Afghanistan Shows the Bankruptcy of Our Foreign-Policy Elite
It’s clear the United States can’t win, but the “experts” insist on delaying defeat forever.
Robert L. Borosage
October 22, 2018
The War Anniversary You Forgot to Mark
The media have forgotten about America’s longest war.
May 25, 2018
Forget ‘America First’—Donald Trump’s Policy Is Drones First
In Niger and elsewhere, Washington is using drones to expand the “War on Terror.”
April 13, 2018
American Air Strikes in Syria Do Nothing to Further Justice for the Victims of the Attack on Douma
There is no legal justification for the current US troop presence in Syria, let alone additional air strikes.
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March 20, 2018
‘The New York Times’ Has a War-Coverage Problem
Why doesn’t the newspaper connect the dots in the “Global War on Terror”?
Andrew J. Bacevich
December 11, 2017
What Will It Take for America to Wake Up to the Horrifying Reality of US Warfare?
The great majority of the American people remain studiously indifferent to the charade being played out before their eyes.
Andrew J. Bacevich
December 6, 2017
In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas, Collective Punishment Is the Law of the Land
Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist Islamists for many years.
August 24, 2017
Growing Up With Big Brother
A historian tracks half a century of evolving state surveillance.
June 7, 2017
Trump Is Sending a Murderer to Do a Diplomat’s Job
Trump just put Michael D’Andrea—the man who invented so-called “signature drone strikes”—to head up intelligence operations in Iran.