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Naming the Dead: Bureau Announces New Drones Project

Naming the Dead: Bureau Announces New Drones Project | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
The Bureau is launching an ambitious new investigation, which will seek to identify as many as possible of those killed in US covert drone strikes in Pakistan, whether civilian or militant. A February 15 2009 drone strike killed at least 26.
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CODEPINK and other activists arrested during Confirmation Hearing as they call on Senate to Reject Brennan as head of the CIA

CODEPINK and other activists arrested during Confirmation Hearing as they call on Senate to Reject Brennan as head of the CIA | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
For Immediate Release February 7, 2013 Contact: Jodie Evans, CODEPINK co-founder, (310) 621-5635 Noor Mir, CODEPINK Drones Campaign Coordinator David Swanson, (202) 329-7847 or (434) 296-4228 Laura Kacere, (515) 975-6362, laura.kacere@gmail.com...
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U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan, 2004-2013

U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan, 2004-2013 | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Click for interactive map Description On Thursday, 24 January 2013, the United Nations opened an inquiry into the “civilian impact of the use of drones and other forms of targeted killing.” Data – data about...
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Everything We Know So Far About Drone Strikes

Everything We Know So Far About Drone Strikes | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Cora Currier | ProPublica
This post has been updated. It was originally published Jan. 11, 2013.
Jan. 11, 2013: This post has been corrected.
You might have heard about the “kill list.” You’ve certainly heard about drones.
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UN to Examine UK and US Drone Strikes

UN to Examine UK and US Drone Strikes | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Owen Bowcott | The Guardian
A United Nations investigation into targeted killings will examine drone strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, according to the British lawyer heading the inquiry.
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La France achète pour 500 millions de dollars de drones à Israël

La France achète pour 500 millions de dollars de drones à Israël | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
C'est un tabou qui se brise : après des années de collaboration discrète, la France signe un contrat de près de 500 millions de dollars avec Israël pour l'achat de drones. Une « revanche », pour la presse israélienne.
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Josh Begley, NYU Grad Student, Tweets Every Drone Strike

Josh Begley, NYU Grad Student, Tweets Every Drone Strike | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
William McGuinness | The Huffington Post Josh Begley will tweet every drone strike.
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Five Specific Questions Journalists Should Ask About the Drone Strike Policy

Five Specific Questions Journalists Should Ask About the Drone Strike Policy | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Robert Naiman | The Huffington Post
Before Monday night’s presidential debate, many of usurged Bob Schieffer to ask a question about drone strikes.
And, in fact — credit where credit is due — Bob Schiefferdid ask a question about drones.
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UK To Double Number Of Drones In Afghanistan

UK To Double Number Of Drones In Afghanistan | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Russia Today
Members of the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron from Indian Springs, Nev., perform pre-flight checks on the Predator unmanned aerial vehicle prior to a mission.
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Activists Go Where US Drones Strike

Activists Go Where US Drones Strike | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Natasha Lennard | Salon
For a decade, Code Pink activists have been a central fixture at anti-war protests around America. Not for the first time in its history, the group’s supporters are putting their bodies on the ground where U.S.
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Imran Khan’s March Brings Global Attention to CIA Drone Strikes

Imran Khan’s March Brings Global Attention to CIA Drone Strikes | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Alice Ross | Common Dreams
A host welcomes guests from the convoy to his compound.
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Mo. Drone Protesters Found Guilty of Trespassing

Mo. Drone Protesters Found Guilty of Trespassing | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Alan Scher Zagier | San Fransisco Chronicle
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two anti-war activists were convicted in federal court Monday of trespassing at central Missouri’s Whiteman Air Force Base to protest the use of unmanned military drones.
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wCIA Sued Over Drone Killings

wCIA Sued Over Drone Killings | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Russia Today
The American Civil Liberties Union is taking the CIA to court for the agency’s refusal to comply with a FOIA request to hand over documents about the Obama administration’s “targeted killing” drone program.
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Veterans and Former Government Officials Sign Letter Calling for Rejection of John Brennan as Director of the CIA

Veterans and Former Government Officials Sign Letter Calling for Rejection of John Brennan as Director of the CIA | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
A Call from former Military Personnel and Government Officials to Reject Nomination of John Brennan as Director of the CIA As former military personnel and government officials, we are deeply concerned about the nomination of John Brennan to head...
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US Planning To Establish A Drone Base In Africa For Better Surveillance Of Region’s Militants

US Planning To Establish A Drone Base In Africa For Better Surveillance Of Region’s Militants | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Associated Press (French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD/ Associated Press ) WASHINGTON — Plans to base unarmed American surveillance drones in the African nation of Niger highlight the Obama administration’s growing concern about...
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UN launches major investigation into civilian drone deaths: The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

UN launches major investigation into civilian drone deaths: The Bureau of Investigative Journalism | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
US, UK and Israel drone strikes to be examined, as latest Yemen attack kills two children.
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U.N. Drone Investigator: If Facts Lead to U.S. War Crimes, So Be It | Danger Room | Wired.com

U.N. Drone Investigator: If Facts Lead to U.S. War Crimes, So Be It | Danger Room | Wired.com | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
The U.N.'s new drone inquisitor isn't out to take away lethal robots from the U.S. military or CIA. But he also doesn't intend to shy away from uncovering their mistakes -- and abuses.
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Cop Cars To Be Replaced With Drones By 2025

Cop Cars To Be Replaced With Drones By 2025 | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Russia Today Law enforcement agencies across the US are lining up to be among the first to use drones to serve and protect, but unmanned vehicles are likely to replace the traditional cop cruiser in just a few short years.
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US: Dismiss lawsuit over Americans killed by drones

US: Dismiss lawsuit over Americans killed by drones | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Press TV The U.S. Government on Friday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the killing of three American citizens in drone strikes in Yemen earlier this year: alleged al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Anwar al-Awlaki, his son...
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UN to Investigate Civilian Deaths from US Drone Strikes

UN to Investigate Civilian Deaths from US Drone Strikes | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Owen Bowcott | The Guardian
Ben Emmerson QC called for effective investigations into US drone attacks.
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US Detention Of Imran Khan Part Of Trend To Harass Anti-drone Advocates

US Detention Of Imran Khan Part Of Trend To Harass Anti-drone Advocates | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Glenn Greenwald | The Guardian
Imran Khan, centre, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, with party’s supporters. He has led a high-profile campaign against US drone strikes.
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Drone Strikes In Pakistan Have Killed Many Civilians, Study Says

Drone Strikes In Pakistan Have Killed Many Civilians, Study Says | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
David Zucchino | Los Angeles Time
(Video by bravenewfoundation)
Far more civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas than U.S.
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Obama’s Drone Dilemma

Obama’s Drone Dilemma | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Eric Posner | Slate
Pakistani security personnel examine a crashed American surveillance drone in Pakistan on Aug. 25, 2011Photo by Asghar Achakzai/AFP/Getty Images.
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Codepink Delegation in Pakistan Condemns Attack on 14-year-old Pakistani Girl; Offers Grant to her School

Codepink Delegation in Pakistan Condemns Attack on 14-year-old Pakistani Girl; Offers Grant to her School | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
For Immediate Release Contact: Medea Benjamin, medea@codepink.org, +923.365.978.798 Alli McCracken, alli@codepink.org, +923.419.853.545 The struggle of 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai to ensure access to education for girls is important not just for...
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Pakistan: Center of the Grand Chessboard

Pakistan: Center of the Grand Chessboard | Drones & Chirurgical Wars of Nato | Scoop.it
Saad Ali | Wearechange.org
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle takes flight on a targeted mission from Shamsi Airfield, an airstrip subleased to the United States by the UAE from inside the southwest region of Pakistan.
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