Drones

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
This mural is part of the 12 Hours Campaign in Sana'a, Yemen. Artists include Hadeel Almoafak, Hanan Alsurmi, Thi yazen Alalawi, and Murad Subay (Photograph courtesy of Murad Subay)
A Yemeni man who lost two family members to a U.S. drone strike is suing the German government for its role in the attacks through its hosting of a U.S. military installation—Ramstein Air Base— which is critical to the covert drone war. "Were it not for the help of Germany and Ramstein, men like my brother-in-law and nephew might still be alive...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Protesters around the world will stage creative direct actions Saturday to call for a complete ban on killer drones (Photo Courtesy of Global Day of Action)
Declaring Saturday a " Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Obama administration has admitted that it is relaxing its standards for...

Further

Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...