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Drone Disclosures, Official and Not


#1

Drone Disclosures, Official and Not

Jameel Jaffer

As many already know, last week The Intercept published a series of fascinating stories about the US drone campaign. The stories, and the official documents that accompany them, supply new details about the way the government chooses its targets, the way drone strikes are authorized, the way the government assesses civilian casualties, and the way the government judges the success or failure of individual strikes.


#2

The US government has been in Ponzi-scheme mode for quite some time now. Discovery of any knowledge of its workings is considered to be a threat to national security. This is a major driving force toward the continually accelerating police state in which we find ourselves.


#3

Amy Goodman had a powerful interview with Jeremy Scahill on this topic last Friday. He's so well-spoken and intelligent. Definitely worth readers' viewing time.


#4

"As many already know, last week The Intercept published a series of fascinating stories about the US drone campaign. "

Do many in the US know about the findings reported in the Intercept? The US mainstream media has had very little coverage of this.

After the last big mass shooting, many US mainstream media outlets engaged in discussions about whether to report to the names of the people who carry out such brutal acts. It is interesting who the US mainstream media seem to have fallen into line in choosing not to feature the revelations regarding US drone killing operations.


#5

Some kid on Gizmag built and programmed a drone that can hijack other drones by taking over their controls. Nothing a few hundred billions for the M/I/I Complex can't try to fix.


#6

Once again, Obama demonstrates he is Global Terrorist in Chief, and there are no courts to which he is accountable.