September 27, 2012

Predator Drones Are the Best Option We Have

Joshua Foust, The Atlantic

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There is plenty to criticize in the U.S. drone war, but critics fail to outline what they would do instead.

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TAGGED: Pakistan, Drones


September 25, 2012
Drones Kill More Civilians than Terrorists (PDF)
NYU & Stanford Law
The narrative of U.S. drone strikes as "surgical" is patently false. more ››
September 26, 2012
America's Future of Robot War
Steven Metz, World Politics Review
The new weapons that sprouted on the battlefields of World War I ultimately revolutionized warfare. At the time of their appearance, however, most of them were used in a very traditional way, making old-fashioned infantry and... more ››
September 17, 2012
How the U.S. Is Destroying NATO
Tom Parker, The National Interest
A growing chasm in operational practice is opening up between the United States and its allies in NATO. This rift is putting the Atlantic alliance at risk. Yet no one in Washington seems to be paying attention. The escalating... more ››
September 19, 2012
Why Is U.S. Surprised by Muslim Backlash?
Seumas Milne, The Guardian
Since launching the war on terror, the US and its allies have attacked and occupied Afghanistan and Iraq; bombed Libya; killed thousands in drone attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia; imposed devastating sanctions; backed... more ››