We end our three-part review of 2014 with a round-up of what we think have been the 20 best pieces of journalism, research and commentary on drones during the past twelve months. If you think we have missed one, add a link in the… Read More ›
Paperback Publisher:OR Books (2012) ISBN-10: 1935928813 Reviewed for Peace News May 2012 As if the peace movement hasn’t enough on its plate already, the military-industrial complex goes and invents a new and easier way to wage war: the unmanned drone…. Read More ›
We are reposting this excellent article by Muhammad Idrees Ahmad, co-editor of Pulsemedia.org, examining the reporting of civilian casualties from drone strikes. This article was first published by Al Jazeera. Muhammad Idrees Ahmad can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Reprinted with permission A… Read More ›
After something of a lull, US drone strikes have returned with a vengeance to Pakistan over the past two weeks, the latest of which, killed six people this afternoon. In addition strikes have taken place on 10th, 12th, 13th and 16 May. According… Read More ›
This is my comment piece published in today’s Guardian Ken Macdonald, the former director of public prosecutions, is right to question the morality and legality of US drone strikes in Pakistan (The Predator paradox, 6 May). As he states, in 2010… Read More ›
The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has released two videos showing attacks by British Reaper drones. The two videos, released via youtube, shows a drone missile “neutralising” a ‘Taliban bomb factory’ and another killing someone allegedly planting an improvised explosive device. While the… Read More ›
Interesting report from Frank Gardner on Radio 4 focusing on Al-Qaida in Yemen but also looking at the CIA’s use of Reaper drone flying from Djibouti. Second report in a week looking at drones on the Today programme.