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US RQ-170 Drone Data Fully-Decoded – Iran

  Senior Iranian commander Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh says all data on the US RQ-170 spy drone which was captured by the Iranian military last year has been decoded. Commander of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Monday that the data has been “fully decoded.” 
 Hajizadeh stated that the IRGC has also discovered all the areas the drone had flown over. ...

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Ron Paul And Dennis Kucinich Team Up To Oppose Drones

  The use of combat drones overseas divides Congress, but not in the usual partisan way. Supporters of the “war on terror” in both parties tend to support the use of unmanned aircraft that often try to assassinate terrorism suspects. But libertarian Republicans have teamed up with civil liberties-backing Democrats to oppose the drones. 
 Now, the partisan trenches have been crossed by Rep. Dennis Kucin ...

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Carter Condemns Obama Drone Assassinations

Former US President Jimmy Carter has slammed American assassination drone strikes in other countries, saying that killing civilians in such attacks would in fact nurture terrorism. 
 “I personally think we do more harm than good by having our drones attack some potential terrorists who have not been tried or proven that they are guilty,” Carter said in an interview with Russia Today. “But in the meantime, t ...

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Iran Shows Captured Drone; USA Claims “No Evidence”

On December 5, 2012, Venezuelan teleSUR news network showed footage from the Iranian television; at its center was a captured US ScanEagle drone. The feat had been performed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards; some of them where happily chatting next to the contraption. Last December, Israel's Military Intelligence (AMAN) reported that Iran hit an American satellite; shortly after, Iran captured an RQ-170 Senti ...

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Iran Say Data Fully-Extracted From US Drone

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has fully extracted the data on the US spy drone, it captured over the Persian Gulf on Tuesday. 
 “Yes, we have fully extracted the drone’s data...,” the IRGC Public Relations Department said on Wednesday, referring to the ScanEagle drone -- a long-endurance aircraft built by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing. “The drone, in addition to gathering military data ...

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Navy Denies Any US Drones Missing Over Iran

Iran claimed Tuesday it had captured a U.S. drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf— even showing an image of a purportedly downed craft on state TV — but the U.S. Navy said all its unmanned aircraft in the region were "fully accounted for." The conflicting accounts still leave the possibility that the drone claimed by Iran, a Boeing-designed ScanEagle, could have been plucked from the ...

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US Increases Illegal Spy Drones Flights Over Iran

Heightened concerns over Iran’s potential development of a nuclear weapon have prompted the United States to increase its surveillance efforts overseas in the past two months, a new report claims. The Wall Street Journal alleges this week that the US has ramped-up its number of spy drone missions over the Bushehr nuclear reactor ever since fuel rods were unexpectedly discharged from the facility in October, ...

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Drones Kill Far More Innocents Than ‘Militants’

Monday, December 03, 2012 - DESPITE strong opposition by Pakistan, US continue to launch missile strikes with intervals in different areas of FATA through its drones causing losses of innocent lives. On Saturday in a similar strike four people were killed and several others injured creating lot of resentment among the tribal people. 
 We believe that air space violation of Pakistani territory through drones ...

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US Drone Crashes Increasing

The US military’s assassination and spy drones, remotely piloted by operation centers on the ground, have been crashing at civilian airports in foreign countries at a growing rate, a report reveals. A review of “thousands of pages of unclassified Air Force investigation reports,” obtained by US daily the Washington Post indicates that the drones flying from civilian airports “have been plagued by setbacks,” ...

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Pentagon: A Human Will Always Decide When a Robot Kills You

The Pentagon wants to make perfectly clear that every time one of its flying robots releases its lethal payload, it’s the result of a decision made by an accountable human being in a lawful chain of command. Human rights groups and nervous citizens fear that technological advances in autonomy will slowly lead to the day when robots make that critical decision for themselves. But according to a new policy di ...

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