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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Justice Department memo reveals drone authorization on Americans, White House and DOJ quick to defend policy

Conspiracy theorist are certain to feel vindicated with the latest memo from the Justice Department. NBC reports the details of a DOJ memo which concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 7th, 2013
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President Obama to nominate counterterrorism advisor John Brennan to head CIA, Chuck Hagel to Defense

President Barack Obama will nominate John Brennan, his chief counterterrorism adviser, to be the next director of the CIA, a senior administration official said Monday. President Barack Obama meets with John Brennan, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Imran Khan, cricket star turned activist, leads Pakistani protest of US drone strikes

Imran Khan, a Pakistani “cricketer” now turned politician, led activists and thousands of protesters on a march against the US drone strikes on Saturday. Code Pink protested at the DNC (photo) but now More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Pentagon investing in autonomous drones requiring less human interaction

The rise of the machines. Drone MQ-9 Reaper de l’US Air Force a l’atterrissage Photo/Air Force Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are headed to the next step in their evolutionary scale, and the Pentagon More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Imran Khan says U.S. drone strikes are ‘fomenting radicalization’

The Pakistani politician and former cricketeer said to the media this week that US drone strikes are pushing people towards terrorism. He said this in an interview with Channel 4 News Monday. Drone MQ-9 Reaper de More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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DOD ok’s sale of drones to 66 countries, waiting on Congress approval

In what appears to be the Department of Defense’s effort to placate weapons manufacturers, under new Defense Department (DoD) guidelines, up to 66 foreign nations are now eligible to purchase US made drones. Drone More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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Drone training involves targeting civilians in traffic

Holloman Air Base has been transformed into the number training facility for drone operators, but their practices may raise a few eyebrows. According to a NY Times article  posted this week, the drone flies overhead More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Texas researchers hack into drone using GPS spoofer

University of Texas at Austin ismaking headlines as a research team hacked into an unmanned US drone, taking control of the GPS systems. Public domain photo/US Air Force Professor Todd Humphreys and his team at More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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US Drone strikes in Yemen, killing 30 as air attacks continue

A US drone strike Wednesday on a house and car in Yemen’s restive southeastern Shabwa province killed nine people, believed to be al Qaeda militants, a tribal source said. Separate raids on al-Qaeda in Yemen More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Drone bases are speckled all over the United States

For the average American sitting in front of his or her TV tonight watching the constant yada-yada on Fox News or MSNBC, the drone program only exist in some far off land where there is more sand than grass. However, More...


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