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Drones: A New Death From Above


Drone shot down over Jau, March 13, 2012. Photo by (cc) Flickr user ENOUGH Project

It’s being sold as a cleaner way to wage war. But unmanned military drones are wreaking havoc in Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere. On this edition, we bring you voices from Pakistan of families destroyed by drone strikes. And we hear from Medea Benjamin and other activists who are working to build a global movement against this controversial military technology, which accelerated after 9/11.


Medea Benjamin, Code Pink founder; Sister Megan Rice, anti-nuclear activist; Pakistani drone attack survivors and their family members

Related Web Exclusive:

Medea Benjamin interview

For More Information: 

NEW FILM Oct 2013: Wounds if Waziristan

Code Pink
New America Foundation: The Year of the Drone
Nevada Desert Experience
Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control by Medea Benjamin
Peace of the Action
Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
Syracuse Peace Council
The Upstate NY Coalition to Ground the Drones & End the Wars
Renard Surle 

Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare 2001-2059

Articles/Videos, etc.:

Lobby Group Promoting Killer Drones Shuts Down Dissent
Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence
Creech 14 Found Guilty, Sentenced to Time Served
How the Drone Warfare Industry Took Over Our Congress
Secret ‘Kill List’ Proves a Test of Obama’s Principles and Will


Tosca, “Rosa”
Aylan Mello, “Vandalz ”
Bola, “Forcasa 3”
Tycho, “Adrift”
Ryuichi Sakamoto, “Bibo No Aozora”
Renard Surle


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  1. get over the drone shit…unless YOU are willing to put YOUR lives ON THE LINE TO GO AFTER TERRORISTS around the world. I’m no war lover…I am a vet…I hate violence…but I hate terrorism a whole lot more…I wish for and work for alternatives so that folks around the world will turn AWAY from the terrorists but the REALITY is that bad guys are out there…I NEVER find any of the folks blowing their wad about how BAD drones are out there risking THEIR lives for ANYONE…EVER!!!!!!!….I would love to see the Somalis working and having a great life…but you have to stop the terrorism AND provide alternatives….

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  2. The Drones INCREASE the hatred for America. And they will be coming back to roost in our country.
    The indescrimanant killing is terroism, and WE are guilty.I don’t like terrorism either.

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