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Trump Wants to Know Why US Drone Strikes Are Trying to Avoid Killing Civilians

Drones |  | By Darius Shahtahmasebi, Anti-Media |  On the 2016 campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump famously stated he would not only bomb the sh*t out of ISIS’ oil fields but that he would also kill the terrorists’ families. “We’re fighting a very politically correct war,” Trump said at the time. “And the other thing with the terrorists — you have to take out their ...Read More »

Trump's New Presidential Memo will Normalize Drones in American Life

Drones |  | By Derrick Broze, Activist Post |  President Trump’s recent decisions on drone aircraft foreshadows the increase of the technology in civilian life and military strategy. On Wednesday President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum creating a new trial program for the commercial use of unmanned aerial aircraft, or drones. The memo, titled “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program,”allows ...Read More »

CNN Awarded First FAA Waiver Allowing Drone Flights Over Crowds

Drones |  | By Alan Levin, Bloomberg |  CNN received a waiver allowing routine drone flights above crowds, a milestone for the industry seeking greater use of the remote-controlled devices for everything from insurance inspections to covering news. The approval is the first time the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has granted a waiver for unlimited flights over people, the ...Read More »

Trump Set to Ease Restrictions on Terror-Bombing by Drones

Drones |  | US terror-bombing by drones, warplanes and attack helicopters largely massacres civilians – on the phony pretext of combating ISIS and other jihadists America supports. Obama’s drone war was lawless and despicable by any standard, picking up where Bush/Cheney left off, increasing the carnage they caused. Rarely were so-called high-value targets hit, most often defenseless civilian ...Read More »

Robocop Reality: Massive Military Drones Could Start Replacing Police Helicopters

Drones |  |   By: The Anti-Media |  According to the defense contractor that developed the Predator and Reaper drones for the United States military’s operations in the Middle East, drones will have begun to replace piloted law enforcement helicopters by the year 2025. On Monday, it was reported that the contractor, General Atomics (GA), is pressing hard for the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) ...Read More »

Hanover Police Department Obtains FAA Authorization to Fly Surveillance Drone

Drones |  | The small town of Hanover, Massachusetts, population ~13,000, has become the first in the state to obtain a license from the FAA to fly a surveillance drone. According to media reports, the police and fire department plan to use it. I’m curious to learn why the Hanover police department wants a drone, and how it plans ...Read More »

The CIA Can Now Order Drone Strikes Without Pentagon Approval

Drones |  | By: Ben Sullivan, Motherboard | President Trump is widening the CIA’s remit on targeted killing. Last November, Motherboard asked how President Trump would handle the legacy of his predecessor’s drone program. Much was unclear, but four months later, we have our answer: America’s remote killing strategy is only intensifying. Trump has given unprecedented power to the ...Read More »

US Terror-Bombs Yemen

Drones |  | Drone terror-bombings began in Yemen under Bush/Cheney, continued under Obama, now under Trump, Saudi Arabia involved as a convenient US proxy. On January 29, a deadly US special forces raid on a Yemeni village massacred at least two dozen civilians, achieving nothing but deaths and destruction. Days later, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer lied, claiming ...Read More »

An Empire Of Drones And Robots

Drones |  | Is there any doubt that America’s foreign policy, based upon maintaining a global empire, actually makes us less safe? The misgiving is that such intercession has any actual benefits to the citizens of the country. What once was a respected leadership role of non-interventionism in international affairs, has become a dominating imperium for worldwide control ...Read More »

New Obama Executive Order Allows For U.N. And Drone Strikes On U.S. Citizens (VIDEO)

Drones |  | By: The Voice of Reason | What if I told you that on July 1, 2016, for the first time in U.S. history, President Obama signed an executive order that allows for the US military to use force against American citizens? Well, he did, and just so there’s no confusion or anyone whining about “conspiracy,” here’s a ...Read More »

Sanitized US Drone Report

Drones |  |   US administration and congressional news releases reflecting badly on official policies most often occur at low news consumption periods. Late last Friday, the Obama administration chose the start of the July 4 holiday weekend to release its sanitized drone report, an exercise in deception – when few people were paying attention. It’s not worth ...Read More »

This US Army Chaplain Just Stood Up To The American “Empire”

Drones |  | By: Michaela Whitton, The Anti-Media | A U.S. Army Reserve chaplain has resigned in opposition to U.S. policies on nuclear weapons, militarized drones, and preemptive war. In a letter to President Obama, Captain Christopher John Antal stated he can no longer serve as a chaplain for an “empire.” From September 2012 to February 2013, Antal ...Read More »

John O. Brennan: CIA Drone Director

Drones |  | “The men and women of the CIA are a national treasure.”John O. Brennan Well, Barak Obama got his wish on the second try. With the confirmation of John Owen Brennan by the Senate, the CIA has a new director from their own ranks. “Brennan’s 25 years with the CIA included work as a Near East and South ...Read More »

The US Government Just Killed 150 People In A Country That They Aren’t Even At War With

Drones |  | By: John Vibes, True Activist | This week, the US government used drones and airstrikes to fire missiles and drop bombs in a country that they aren’t at war with, killing at least 150 people. This act of aggression took place in Somalia, where the US military regularly stages drone strikes and other attacks, despite ...Read More »

The Pentagon Just Admitted It’s Been Deploying Military Drones Over The US To Spy On Americans

Drones |  | By: Matt Agorist, Free Thought Project | Washington D.C. — Under a Freedom of Information Act request, a Pentagon inspector general made public a report last week, admitting to the use of drones to spy on U.S. citizens. The missions were non-military in nature, meaning they were used for domestic spying purposes. Naturally, the Pentagon ...Read More »

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