02 Dec

Afghans describe relatives’ deaths in recent U.S. drone strike

Afghans describe relatives’ deaths Residents of a village in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province say a Sept. 7 attack killed 14 civilians, most of them their relatives. The U.S. says 11 were killed, mostly Taliban fighters.   Abdul Ghafar, left, and Rahmat Gul, who both lost relatives in a U.S. drone attack in their Afghan village […]

06 Feb

Drones: The Ultimate Stalkers

  A hexacopter flown by Daniel Garate, an aerial photographer, during his demonstration at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif., Feb. 3, 2012. (Photo: J. Emilio Flores / The New York Times) The O’Leary: Drones will be Obama’s lasting legacy, not his flawed health care program. By Thom Hartmann, The Daily Take | Op-Ed Imagine […]

26 Sep

“Whatever Is Left Is Just Pieces of Bodies and Cloth”: New Report Details the Horror of Living Under Drones

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 10:20 (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)A new Stanford-NYU report, “Living Under Drones,” details the devastation to civilians – and possible war crimes – resulting from US drone strikes in Pakistan. The O’Leary: I ask, through  my tears. where, where is the outrage?  Have we become such  masters of death that we […]

02 Nov

Pakistani civilian victims vent anger over US

2 November 2011 Last updated at 08:02 ET By Orla Guerin BBC News, Islamabad Saadullah was injured in a drone attack and says he lost three relatives Continue reading the main story   Taliban Conflict US patience wears thin Taliban tactical shift Haqqani militant network Q&A: Fighting the Taliban When tribal elders from the remote […]

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