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U.S. GOVERNMENT Ready For MORE DRONES

  The Federal Aviation Administration's recent certification of two expensive unmanned aircraft for commercial use further opens up the U.S. market for drones, but cheaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will still have to operate in regulatory limbo. The drone industry was heartened by the FAA's decision in late July to greenlight Boeing Co's (BA.N) Insitu ScanEagle and AeroVironment Inc's (AVAV.O) Pu ...

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DRONE STRIKES Kill More In Yemen

  Two U.S. drone strikes killed a total of nine suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, the sixth and seventh such attacks in less than two weeks as the Arab nation is on high alert against terrorism. The uptick in drone strikes signals that the Obama administration is stepping up its efforts to target Yemen's al-Qaida offshoot — al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula — amid ...

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HOLDER Can See DRONING AMERICANS On U.S. SOIL

  Attorney General Eric Holder is not entirely ruling out a scenario under which a drone strike would be ordered against Americans on U.S. soil, but says it has never been done previously and he could only see it being considered in an extraordinary circumstance. He began to winnow the list of those possible extraordinary circumstances Wednesday. In testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Commi ...

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US BOMBS KILL 80 ‘MILITANTS’ IN A SINGLE DAY

  A series of US airstrikes have claimed the lives of more than 80 people and severely injured several others in different regions of war-ravaged Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, local security sources say. According to Afghan security officials, one of the airstrikes took place on Tuesday in the central-eastern Logar Province where ten people were killed. The other rocked the northeastern province ...

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KEEP QUITE: US Media Kept US Saudi Drone Base Secret For 2 Yrs

It only came to light after a blackout on reporting agreed by the media and the Obama administration was broken by two US newspapers. The revelation that the US has been operating a secret drone base in Saudi Arabia for the past two years came after a blackout on reporting agreed by American media and the Obama administration was broken by two US newspapers. The first pilotless CIA mission flown from the ba ...

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FOUND IT: Secret Obama Death Drone Base In Saudi Arabia Found

The existence of a previously secret US assassination drone base in Saudi Arabia has come to light amid President Barack Obama’s bid to install his counterterrorism adviser and architect of his covert targeted-killing policy, John Brennan, as the next CIA director. CIA terror drones flown out of a secret American base in Saudi Arabia were used to carry out the “only strike intentionally targeting a US citiz ...

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LICENSE TO KILL: DOJ Memo Justifies Drone Killing Of Americans

The White House and its critics faced off on Tuesday over the legality of drone strikes to kill U.S. citizens abroad, in a likely preview of arguments that will be raised during this week's confirmation hearing for President Barack Obama's choice to head the CIA. The disclosure of an unclassified Justice Department memo laying out the legal framework for the U.S. government's ability to attack its own citiz ...

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DRONE ON: US Will Not Scale Back Death Drone Warfare – Panetta

The US is engaged in a global war on terror, and drone strikes are an effective tool to eliminate Al-Qaeda militants planning terror attacks on America, US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta told AFP, adding that drone operations should stay covert. The US will not curtail its extrajudicial assassinations in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, Panetta said in a farewell interview: “We are in a war. We're in a war o ...

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MOST WANTED LIST: Obama Prioritizes Targeted Killings

A previous article said Obama decided who lives or dies. His kill list chooses targets. He designated himself judge, jury and executioner. He chose John Brennan as new CIA director. He's currently Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. He's Obama's chief counterterrorism advisor. He heads the administration's Murder, Inc. agenda. As CIA head, he'll do more than advise. ...

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LOOKING OVER YOUR SHOULDER: US Drone Can See Your Cell Phone From 17,000 Feet

A sinister airborne surveillance camera gives the U.S. military the ability to track movements in an entire city like a real-time Google Street View. The ARGUS-IS array can be mounted on unmanned drones to capture an area of 15 sq/miles in an incredible 1,800MP - that's 225 times more sensitive than an iPhone camera. 
 From 17,500ft the remarkable surveillance system can capture objects as small as 6in on t ...

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COLD BLOODED MURDERER: The List Of Children Killed By Obama Drones – Crimes Against Humanity

This is a list of names of innocent children killed by America’s drones But behind each name there is the face of a child with a family history in a village in a far away country, with a mom and a dad, with brothers and sisters and friends. Among the list, are infants of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years old. In some cases brothers and sisters of an entire family are killed. 
 Four sisters of the Ali Mohammed Nasser fami ...

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THE DRONE WARS: Drone Watching Of Entire Cities Now Possible [VIDEO]

Apparently many of the civilian deaths by drones in Afghanistan are not attributed to the U.S. military being there on false pretenses, but rather to limitations in surveillance technology. The video below opens with this assertion in its coverage of DARPA's latest mega-surveillance package known as ARGUS - Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System. 
 The new sensor system can insta ...

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