Tag Archives: killer drones
What to Know About the Civilian Casualty Files, By Michael Levenson
“When the wars intensified, the authority to approve strikes was pushed further down the chain of command, even as an overwhelming majority of strikes were carried out in the heat of war, and not planned far in advance.”
The Kabul Strike: Drone Whistleblowers React
While the media and decision makers are reckoning with the Kabul strike the voices of drone whistleblowers have been conspicuously absent from these national discussions.
Resisting Drone Terror: Behind the Scenes of Shut Down Creech!
This fall will mark the 12th year CODEPINK, Veterans for Peace and allies have gathered at Creech Air Force Base for weeklong, nonviolent actions to resist the U.S. drone assassination program! About Shut Down Creech! Shut Down Creech! is a national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, […]
Biden’s Drone Wars, by Brian Terrell
“When you drop a bomb from a drone… you are going to cause more damage than you are going to cause good,” and “The more weapons we give, the more bombs we drop, that just… fuels the conflict.” General Michael Flynn
Bob Dylan: Masters of War
Masters Of War Bob Dylan, The Avener Come your masters of war You that build all the guns You that build all death planes You that build all the bombs You that hide behind walls You that hide behind desks I just want you to know I can see through your masks You that never done […]
America’s Problem With Policing Doesn’t Stop at the U.S. Border
“Trump has also made this war even more secretive, issuing an executive order to no longer require the release of annual summaries of U.S. drone strikes and casualties, even as the Navy has expanded its mysterious drone technology.”
Tomgram: Engelhardt, Welcome to HIS World
He’s there daily, often hourly, whether I like it or not, and I don’t have a Department of Homeland Security to separate him from his children, throw them all in degrading versions of prison — without even basic toiletries or edible food or clean water…
Waging Peace Counters the Indoctrination of Youth: Vigil Outside the Gates of Camp Ripley, by Doug Olson
Camp Ripley: Home to a $4 million drone-training facility
The Espionage Axe: Donald Trump and the War Against a Free Press
Throughout its history, the Espionage Act has been used as a weapon to attack free speech and dissent.
Iowa Action at Des Moines Drone Command Center, March 17, 2019
VFP Chapter 27 members join the Close the DesMoines Drone Command Center action in Iowa
Creech Air Force Base protest this month; Streets of Plenty, peace song by Mark Rufo
URGENT – JOIN THE SHUT DOWN CREECH SPRING ACTION – MARCH 30 TO APRIL 5, 2019 Recorded in 2016 during anti military drone protests at Creech Air Force base in Nevada, with Mike Rufo performing and members of Code Pink, Nevada Desert Experience and Veterans for Peace protesting. Nico Colombant Published on Dec 1, 2016 […]
The Defiance That Launched Gaza’s Flaming Kites Cannot Be Extinguished, by Jonathan Cook
Palestinians encaged in Gaza, denied entry and exit by Israel via land, sea and air for more than a decade, know that life there is rapidly becoming unsustainable.
Stop Militarizing Police, End Police Killing of Youth of Color and “You Have to Be Taught Before It’s Too Late”
“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” ***
The people should not be regarded as enemies and do not need the overkill of military tactics applied.
Blowback: How U.S. Drones, Coups and Invasions Just Create More Violence
FOR EVERY ACTION, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Sir Isaac Newton called it his Third Law of Motion. The CIA calls it “blowback.”
Focus: Gaza | Keeping Hope Alive for All Gaza’s Children: Dr. Mona Qasim El-Farra } WAMM Newsletter
On a Sunday afternoon in November, Dr. Mona El-Farra spoke with an audience in Minneapolis via Skype from Manchester, England,
The Environmental Consequences of the Use of Armed Drones
Killer drones destroy the environment…and much much more on their impact.
Inside Camp Ripley
During the vigil on September 17, 2017 at the Open House at Camp Ripley, two members went inside and took some photos. Clearly it was family day. Here is a slideshow with just a hint of what went on during the Open House. The vigil was sponsored by the Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace and […]
We Must Protest the Reinstated Muslim Ban by Meredith Aby-Keirstead
Join with us to demand: No Ban, No Bombs, No Wars!!
Ann Wright | Trump Complies with War-Hawk Wishes
President Trump is plunging ahead with expanded Mideast wars, with emerging escalations in Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, building on the bloody policies of his predecessors, as retired Col. Ann Wright explains. By Ann Wright Consortium News June 19, 2017 The militarization of U.S. foreign policy certainly didn’t start with President Donald J. Trump; in fact, […]