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Tag: Drone Attacks
  • Text and Video of Sen. Rand Paul’s Filibuster, Hour 1 to 7

    This video and unofficial transcript were provided by Sen. Paul’s office. Follow YAL’s live coverage of this historic filibuster on Facebook and Twitter. Hour 1 I rise today to begin to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination for the CIA I will speak until I can no longer speak. I will speak as long as it takes, until the alarm is …

  • Obama’s Drone Policy: Only Terrorists Get Killed

    It’s easy to kill lots of terrorists if, by definition, everyone you kill is a terrorist.  Clive Stafford Smith explains in The Guardian: It is easy to understand how the CIA slaughtered Tariq and many other innocent victims. Those who press the Hellfire buttons are 8,000 miles away in Nevada and are dependent on local “intelligence”. Just …

  • A Real Cost of War

    The major assumptions underlying the US wars of aggression in the Middle East often go unchallenged by our political and media establishments.  And even more inexcusably, we, the people, are conditioned by these very establishments into accepting the State’s wars as efforts to “fight terrorism” or “spread Democracy,” neither of which is the case. War is …

  • Gitmo Shutdown = More Drone Attacks

    According to this administration’s math, shutting down Gitmo will mean more drone attacks. Get ready for more “Shock and Awe” people! The ever peace-loving White House is planning to force the CIA and Pentagon to increase  more drone attacks in Pakistan and around the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. How realistic is it? Apparently, not so much. Since 9/11, …