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16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Warns Obama: 'Drone Attacks Are Fueling Terrorism'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drone attacks, Taliban, Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai, politics, terrorism, ethics, fearmongering )

- 547 days ago -
The youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize contender made the most of the photo opportunity, warning Obama that U.S. drone strikes were fueling terrorist attacks.... <a href=" _n_4112054.html'> Drone Attacks </a>
The Green Party Opposes The New Drone Command Center at Horsham
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, drone command center, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, Horsham Air Guard Station, Pennsylvania, Green Party of Pennsylvania )

- 743 days ago -
Horsham Air Guard Station in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is set to become the nation's new drone command center. In Pakistan alone, drone attacks have killed over 176 children since 2004.
U.S. Air Force Stops Reporting Data on Afghan Drone Strikes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, terror weapons, President Obama, US Air Force, data removal, monthly summaries )

- 767 days ago -
(Reuters) - "With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about air strikes carried out by unmanned planes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries."
Military Industrial Complex, Drones, & Torture   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, endless war, predator drones, terror weapons )

- 801 days ago -
"Are we in perpetual war? It seems like the War on Terror has no end in sight, which brings about the question of who is profiting from the fighting, and whether or not the reasons are ethical. See 1st comment."
Can a People's Movement Ground U.S. Drones?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drones, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, strikes, casualties, collateral damage, noncombatants, children, families, war, predator drones, terror weapons )

- 849 days ago -
"We know that drones kill civilians and inflame hatred against the United States--but can we stop them?"
A Short History of Drone Warfare By the USA   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drones, The Nation, Jeremy Scahill, Pakistan )

- 984 days ago -
The United States is on a new trajectory in warfare, says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation. With its increase in drone strikes, the United States is turning away from the large-scale military interventions of the past decade.
Victims of Drone Strikes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drone, Rachel Maddow, counterproductive, terrorist, militants, resentment, united states, pakistan, yemen )

- 1022 days ago -
Drone strikes are also counterproductive. They breed increased resentment against the United States and lead to the recruitment of more terrorists. They join radical militants; not driven by ideology but rather by a sense of revenge and despair.
China Breeds Chaos
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: china, pakistan, usa, osama bin laden, americans, government, politics, war, usa, military )

- 1418 days ago -
Most countries celebrated this month's slaying of Osama bin Laden as an unadulterated good, but two of them are reacting with ambivalence. China and
60 Minute Video......of the Afghanistan War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, war, Afghanistan, video, Pakistan, fighting )

- 1663 days ago -
Lara Logan's report takes viewers to the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where she and her crew came under enemy fire from fighters who the U.S. military says keep coming from their sanctuary in Pakistan. We don't often get this coverage.
DN!- The New Pentagon Papers: Unprecedented WikiLeaks Release >90,000 Secret Military Docs, Devastating Truth Afghanistan War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Afghanistan, war, cover-up, Taliban success, Pakistan, covert complicity, civilian deaths, biggest leak, secret documents, US national security policy, Wikileaks, Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers, journalists, Big Noise Films )

- 1727 days ago -
Top-notch panel discuss significance of HUGE Wiki-leak: Daniel Ellsberg, PP whistleblower; G Porter, investigative historian; Matthew Hoh, ex-Marine Iraq, ex-StateDept Afghanistan, highest-level US official to resign in protest over Afghan war; +MORE
CODEPINK :  Women Say No To War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, politics, military, iraq, pakistan, afghanistan, petition, government, freedoms )

- 2045 days ago -
End the wrongful and unnecessary occupations of Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq! Join Tom Hayden and peace activists around the world in demanding President Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stop the needless killin
Photos Show Pakistan 'Expanding Nuclear Sites'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, pakistan, Nuclear weapons, war, dishonesty, cover-up )

- 2159 days ago -
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Satellite photos released show Pakistan has expanded two sites crucial to its nuclear program as part of an effort to bolster the destructive power of its atomic arsenal, a US arms control institute said.
Stopping Pakistan Drone Strikes Suddenly Plausible
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pakistan, Drone_Strikes, Aggression, Government, Lies )

- 2171 days ago -
Doyle McManus notes that counterinsurgency guru David Kilcullen has told Congress that US drone strikes in Pakistan are backfiring and should be stopped. Until now, Congress has been reluctant to challenge the drone strikes, as they are reluctant . . .
Obama Administration to Ratchet Up Hunt for Bin Laden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, terrorism, troops, military, cia, afghanistan, pakistan, war, iraq )

- 2348 days ago -
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President-elect Barack Obama wants to renew the U.S. commitment to finding al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, according to his national security advisers.
We Have the Bailout Money -- We're Spending It on The War : Congress Just Passed New Appropriations Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, military, spending, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 2009, defense authorization bill, fiscal insanity, radar site, Czech Republic, pork-barrel projects, diverting scarce resources, US infrastructure, national security )

- 2389 days ago -
Wed Sept 24, right in middle of WallSt bailout fight, House passed $612b defense bill by 392-39 vote without a murmur of public protest or any meaningful press comment (NYTimes- 3 short paragraphs buried in story about another appropriations bill)

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