U.S. post-9/11 wars caused 4.5 million deaths, displaced 38-60 million people, study shows
Wars the U.S. waged in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, and Pakistan following September 11, 2001 caused at least 4.5 million deaths and displaced 38 to 60 million people, with 7.6 million children starving today, according to studies by Brown University.
Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months for exposing U.S. drones program and kill list
Hale released a total of 17 documents, of which 11 were marked secret and top-secret. One exposed that during one five-month period of the operation, civilian casualties constituted over 90% of the victims of drone strikes.
Gorgon Stare: A “persistent eye in the sky” may be coming to a City near you
The military and the drone manufacturers, principally General Atomics, are arguing that the technology has advanced far enough that flying 79-ft. wingspan, six-ton drones over populated areas and alongside commercial air traffic is safe.
Killer drones and the militarization of U.S. foreign policy
In the eyes of many around the world, diplomacy has taken a back seat to military operations in U.S. foreign policy. The drone program is a prime example.