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Drones


Hey, Hey, USA! How Many Bombs Did You Drop Today?

The U.S. military and allied air forces have dropped over 337,000 bombs and missiles on other countries over the last 20 years. That is an average of 46 strikes per day for two decades. Enough.

Medea Benjamin ·


The Other Drone Casualties: The Whistleblowers Who Tried to Stop It

The United States continues to play prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner of anyone on the planet. Despite a decade of air carnage, the only person in prison is the man who exposed it.

Jesselyn Radack ·


New York Times Reporting on Airstrikes Should Give Daniel Hale More Credit

The New York Times should give Daniel Hale proper credit and call for Biden to immediately pardon him. As long as he’s in prison, there is no justice.

Sam Carliner ·


The Pentagon’s 20-Year Killing Spree Has Always Treated Civilians as Expendable

At the Pentagon, meanwhile, the bloody-thirty feast of the war profiteers continues unabated.

Norman Solomon ·


NY Times: US Hid True Toll of Air Wars; Thousands of Dead Civilians, Many of Them Children

President Barack Obama called it “the most precise air campaign in history”

Common Dreams staff ·


No Punishment for US Troops Who Slaughtered 10 Afghan Civilians, Says Pentagon Chief

"If the Pentagon wants to come clean about this horrific event, it will release documents and videotapes that show who was responsible for key decisions and what technological failings were responsible."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Stomach-Wrenching' Report Reveals Secret US Strike Command's High Civilian Death Toll

The unit, called Talon Anvil, is said to have killed Syrian civilians at 10 times the rate of similar airstrikes elsewhere in the so-called War on Terror.

Brett Wilkins ·


Pentagon Blasted for 'Unacceptable Failure' to Reckon With Civilian Casualties

"For too long, the United States has failed to live up to its legal and moral commitments to the protection of civilians, as well as its own stated policies. This needs to change."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Infuriating' Report Reveals 'Breathtaking Cover-Up' of US Airstrike That Killed Syrian Civilians

"This NYT report on the cover-up of U.S. war crimes in Syria should make your blood boil. The U.S. wantonly kills civilians, covers it up, and then tells other countries how 'democracy' works."

Jessica Corbett ·


Denial of Wrongdoing in Deadly Kabul Strike Reveals 'Systemic Problem' at Pentagon: Critics

According to the Pentagon's assessment, the military "followed all rules and then killed an entire family," said one critic. "Might the rules, or the whole drone project, need a review?"

Kenny Stancil ·

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