Post Tagged with: "drones"

A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The Reaper has the ability to carry both precision-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

The Democrats Are Just As Crazy and Just as Warmongery as Republicans

Skewed News — Senator Ted Cruz, by most measures the second most popular presidential candidate among Republican primary voters after Donald Trump, is catching flak for his call to carpet-bomb ISIS. Granted, Cruz’s understanding of warfare isn’t sophisticated. Called out on the fact that Vietnam-style carpet-bombing of the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria would kill a lot […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Editorial, Politics, War
World Reacts with Honor to Brutal Stoning of Woman Who Might Have Otherwise Been Perfectly OK to Drone in Afghanistan

World Reacts with Honor to Brutal Stoning of Woman Who Might Have Otherwise Been Perfectly OK to Drone in Afghanistan

Skewed News — A video depicting Afghan men stoning a 19-year-old woman to death in Afghanistan has spread across the Internet, sparking outrage. Had she not been subjected to this controversial medieval form of execution, Rokhshana could have been killed in an American drone strike without the slightest mention in Western newsmedia. Rokhshana was killed in the village of Ghalmeen, […]

by · November 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Media, Politics, War
A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The Reaper has the ability to carry both precision-guided bombs and air-to-ground missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson)

Exclusive: Bernie Sanders Would Continue Drone Killings

Skewed News —  If elected president, Bernie Sanders would use drones to assassinate people overseas, albeit on a reduced scale. The issue of targeted assassinations came up during my interview with the presidential contender, whose surging poll numbers pose an increasing threat to Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. “I think I would limit [President Obama’s […]

by · October 3, 2015 · 1 comment · Politics, War