Drone strikes and other targeted attacks outside active hostile areas have increased under President Trump, killing a record number of civilians.
Continuing the use of drone warfare will exacerbate foreign distrust of American intentions, playing into the hands of our opponents. Continuing the use of drone warfare will exacerbate foreign distrust of American intentions, playing into the hands of our opponents.
As civic leaders in Syracuse and elsewhere embrace the expanding domestic involvement in drone warfare, mention of the human toll far away is almost taboo.
The long-awaited release of the guidelines provide "a timely reminder of the breadth of the powers that will soon be in the hands of another president," an ACLU spokesman said.
On a recent snowy January night in upstate New York, a grandmother turned herself in to the Jamesville Correctional Facility, to serve a six-month sentence. Her crime? Taking photos.
The Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine, Andrew Cockburn, tells Jon Stewart about the increasingly technologically dependent and hands-off process that American officials use to kill militants and, inadvertently, civilians in other countries.
"The Daily Show" host explains why a recent White House security breach probably has to do with Obama's love of drones, or rather their love of him.
Amazon's latest "Prime Air" plan to drop your orders on your doorstep in half an hour leaves a lot to be desired. But Stephen Colbert has come up with a brilliant way for people to get products instantly—all he needs is Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' money.
In his "Difference Makers" segment, Stephen Colbert introduces us to the man who will keep America safe from surveillance drones—or at the very least, Deer Trail, Colo. As Colbert puts it, Steel's a man famous for "shooting for the stars," a phrase that takes on new meaning as the Centennial State vigilante cocks his shotgun and aims at it at the sky.
The Pentagon is considering awarding distinctions to personnel in air-conditioned rooms who use remote control airplanes to kill people 7,500 miles away.