Jun 042012
 
Very important televised debate: Jeremy Scahill ("The Nation") says Obama drone strikes constitute murder, and he says it on NBC.  The U.S. "kill list".

Jim from the U.S. writes:  These are the kinds of DEBATES that must be aired and allowed to actually ALTER U.S. POLICIES! 6 min, Jeremy Scahill says it on The Nation: http://video.msnbc.msn.com/up-with-chris-hayes/47658344#47658344 = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = See also:   2012-05-30  The President’s Kill […]

Apr 132012
 
2012-04-22  Americans mobilized to stop drone warfare, violation of International Law

http://upstatedroneaction.org/index.html The Upstate NY Coalition to Ground the Drones & End the Wars Home Blog Drone Info Contact Us Links Hancock38 Stop Drone War Crimes   At Hancock Airfield, Syracuse NY, April 22nd Join us for a weekend of resistance to US war making April 21-22 Say No to the Global War Zone! Workshops and Community […]

Feb 092012
 
2012-02-12  Bill Clears Path For 30,000 Surveillance Drones Over US In Next Ten Years

Bill Clears Path For 30,000 Surveillance Drones Over US In Next Ten Years Critics warn military industrial complex pushing US “willy-nilly toward an era of aerial surveillance” Steve Watson Prisonplanet.com February 8, 2012 A bill passed in by Congress this week paves the way for the use of surveillance drones in US skies. The FAA […]

Dec 282011
 

A nice little sales job from the Govt of Saskatchewan. There is no mention of everything that goes along with the Border plan:  drones patrolling the Canada-U.S. border, the American police now operating in Canada, the Troop Exchange Agreement, etc.   Nor any explanation of the relationship between the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) and the SPP.    If time permits, […]

Dec 192011
 

(Scroll down to email I sent to journalist re “The Ally from Hell”.) http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/      Monday: CIA Drone Attacks in Pakistan A look at how CIA drone attacks in Pakistan’s frontiers strain an already volatile relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan.  (Text appended.) – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Dec 042011
 
2011-12-04  Why Iran's capture of US drone will shake CIA.  (Drone built by Lockheed Martin.)

Kerry writes:    By Frank Gardner  BBC security correspondent The drone, shown here on Iranian television, appears to be in very good condition    Drone captured by Iranians Bat-winged, high-flying and hard to detect, America’s RQ-170 Sentinel plane is the perfect stealth drone for peering into another country’s secret sites without being caught.   One was […]

Nov 022011
 

Sent Nov 3: Dear Mr. Walberg,  1.       I hope it is okay, I posted your article on my blog  www.sandrafinley.ca  (The Battles).   The article appears at  http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=3548.   (BELOW – scroll down) 2.       Regarding the statement (in your article): A Finnish campaign is under way to cancel a new deal to purchase Israeli drones. Like Canada, […]

Apr 242011
 

Pulling together the information for this update on drones (UAV’s or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)  made me sick-to-my-stomach. Sending it to you I am centred, calm and happy.   Because I know many of you will take a few minutes to do the simple “REMEDIES”!    Canada is the 13th highest military spender in the world after more […]

Apr 242011
 

 http://www.truth-out.org/verdict-guilty-protesting-drones/1303656830  The Verdict: Guilty of Protesting the Drones Sunday 24 April 2011 by: John Dear, Truthout  A MQ-1B Predator unmanned aircraft system takes off for a training mission at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.(Photo: Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr. / US Air Force) On Thursday, 13 of us stood in a Las Vegas courtroom to hear the verdict […]

Apr 242011
 
2011-04-23 Attack of the drones: Obama approves the use of unmanned aircraft in Libya conflict

Note:  “The  (“Predator”) drones are made by closely held General Atomics of San Diego and armed with air-to-ground Hellfire missiles made by Lockheed Martin Corp.”   (info from http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-04-24/u-s-drone-hits-libyan-target-as-misrata-fighting-continues.html)  This posting is part of a short series that takes you from these drone attacks on Libya to the education programmes (Bachelor degrees)  that now exist […]