Drones

US Marines in Afghanistan

‘Look for Hospitals as Targets’ ‘Look for Hospitals as Targets’

The historical record suggests that the US bombing of an Afghan hospital may not have been an accident.

Oct 5, 2015 / Greg Grandin

US Marine

Where Did the Antiwar Movement Go? Where Did the Antiwar Movement Go?

During Vietnam, it felt like the war sat right on America’s doorstep. Today, we’ve largely disengaged from the terror our military commits.

Aug 11, 2015 / Tom Engelhardt

Drone over Afghanistan

The Side of Drone Warfare No One Is Talking About The Side of Drone Warfare No One Is Talking About

Low-level drone intelligence analysts are often straight out of high school and suffering from PTSD at alarming rates.

Jul 13, 2015 / Pratap Chatterjee

Henry Wallace Nation Security Forum

New Documentary Series Calls Out the Militarization of US Society New Documentary Series Calls Out the Militarization of US Society

The theme of alternative foreign policy and national security possibilities is what animates an ambitious new project from our friends at Brave New Films.

Jun 19, 2015 / Peter Rothberg

Human Rights Groups to Obama: Investigate All Civilian Victims of Drone Strikes

Human Rights Groups to Obama: Investigate All Civilian Victims of Drone Strikes Human Rights Groups to Obama: Investigate All Civilian Victims of Drone Strikes

Groups from Amnesty to the ACLU to Reprieve are calling for the same standard of accountability that followed the killings of Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto.

May 13, 2015 / Ali Gharib

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers

American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers American Drone Operators Are Quitting in Record Numbers

An internal Air Force memo reveals that the US military’s drone wars are in major trouble.

Mar 5, 2015 / Pratap Chatterjee

How American Exceptionalism Covers Up the Injustices of Drone Warfare

How American Exceptionalism Covers Up the Injustices of Drone Warfare How American Exceptionalism Covers Up the Injustices of Drone Warfare

The “We’re Number One!” attitude is a disease eating at the very root of our principles.

May 1, 2015 / Mike Farrell

Drones, Cops, and the Unaccountable Machinery of Death

Drones, Cops, and the Unaccountable Machinery of Death Drones, Cops, and the Unaccountable Machinery of Death

From signature strikes in Pakistan to police violence in Baltimore, the state is seemingly uninterested in even counting how many people it kills.

Apr 29, 2015 / Editorial / The Editors

The US Carried Out 674 Military Operations in Africa Last Year. Did You Hear About Any of Them?

The US Carried Out 674 Military Operations in Africa Last Year. Did You Hear About Any of Them? The US Carried Out 674 Military Operations in Africa Last Year. Did You Hear About Any of Them?

The US military publicly insists its presence in Africa is negligible. Is that why they call it an American “battlefield” behind closed doors?

Apr 14, 2015 / Nick Turse

How Drones Turned American Wars Into Manhunts and Humans Into Prey

How Drones Turned American Wars Into Manhunts and Humans Into Prey How Drones Turned American Wars Into Manhunts and Humans Into Prey

The remote-controlled hunting of human beings has become standard practice in American warfare.

Apr 7, 2015 / Grégoire Chamayou

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