Drones are becoming increasingly ubiquitous, not to mention — however artificially — intelligent.
Each year Conn Hallinan awards news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of “Are you serious?”
Just as it did in Afghanistan and Iraq, the CIA and U.S. military act on bad intel when designating targets for drone attacks.
A hole in the ground, stained in blood, where a family once lived peacefully–is this to be the calling card of America’s counterterrorism campaign in Pakistan?
A no-softballs interview with the woman who will be the first Hindu member of Congress.
The term “double tapping” fails to do justice to a military tactic that’s arguably sociopathic.
Killing someone because they look like they’re “up to no good” doesn’t really pass legal muster.
Nearly half of Pakistanis believe they should have the right to vote in U.S. elections.
How effortlessly drones have insinuated themselves into our national narrative.
In the foreign policy debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, expect these issues to get short thrift.
Once again the drone war, militarization of U.S. policy in Africa, and Palestine all remain unmentioned.
The U.S. use of drones in Pakistan is not only illegitimate, but less precise than advertised.
Those very same pilotless, remote-controlled, undetectable planes that the CIA has been secretly using to spy on and bomb people in Pakistan and elsewhere are headed to our local police departments.
When one country polices the world, who polices the police?
The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.