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Who Are Best Drone Companies?

As the role of drones continues to expand, the best drone companies that produce UAVs have been featured in the spotlight more frequently. That includes large drone brands as well as a bevy of smaller ones, all of which are doing important work for commercial and recreational drone use. Which drone companies are making a …

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Fact Sheets & Flyers

What is a drone? A drone, or “unmanned aerial vehicle” (UAV), is an unmanned aircraft that can be piloted remotely. Drones vary in size and weight and can be used for surveillance and attacks. Where is the U.S. sending drones? The U.S. uses drones primarily in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia, but has also used drones …

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Codepink Delegation in Pakistan Condemns Attack on 14-year-old Pakistani Girl; Offers Grant to her School

For Immediate Release The struggle of 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai to ensure access to education for girls is important not just for Pakistan, but for women around the world, says the U.S.-based peace group CODEPINK and its delegation that is in Pakistan to condemn the US use of drones. A faction of the Taliban claimed credit …

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A Call from the Faith-Based Community to Reject Nomination of John Brennan as Director of the CIA

As representatives of various faith-based communities, we are deeply concerned about the nomination of John Brennan to be at the helm of the CIA. As President Obama’s current counterterrorism advisor, Brennan is the mastermind behind the administration’s lethal drone program, which is killing innocent civilians abroad and sowing strong anti-American sentiment throughout the world. Every …

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Drone Summit Organizer’s Statement

Drone Summit Organizer’s Statement On April 28th and 29th, people from across the United States and around the world gathered in Washington to learn about the disturbing increase in the use of remotely piloted aircraft (drones) for illegal warfare killing and surveillance and discuss what we could do together to bring these issues into greater …

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Codepink Anti-Drone Delegation Brings Message of Solidarity to Tribal Areas in Pakistan Off-Limits to Foreigners for a Decade

For Immediate Release Contact:Medea Benjamin, medea@codepink.org, +923.365.978.798Alli McCracken, alli@codepink.org, +923.419.853.545 On the eleventh anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, 31 American peace delegates representing the U.S. peace group CODEPINK joined political leader Imran Khan and Pakistanis at a rally against U.S. drone strikes in Hatala, Pakistan, near the border between D.I. Khan and South Waziristan. …

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Drone Strikes In Pakistan Have Killed Many Civilians, Study Says

Far more civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas than U.S. counter-terrorism officials have acknowledged, a new study by human rights researchers at Stanford University and New York University contends. The report, “Living Under Drones,” also concludes that the classified CIA program has not madeAmerica any safer and instead has turned the Pakistani public against U.S. policy in …

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