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We Should All be Concerned About our Nation’s Drone WarfareThe Pittsburgh Post GazzetteIt’s alarming that the CIA is urging the White House to significantly expand the agency’s fleet of armed drones to continue lethal air strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and now North Africa, while using the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi to […]

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CODEPINK Joins Pakistani March to Waziristan to Protest US Drones

On Friday, October 6th, a delegation of 32 CODEPINK peace activists will set out on a historical march to Waziristan, where US drones have been killing so many innocent people. They will be joining political leader Imran Khan and many thousands of Pakistanis in the first-ever attempt to march to the troubled tribal areas that […]

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Attack Of The Drones

The US government’s growing reliance on aerial drones to pursue its war on al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Yemen, Afghanistan and elsewhere is proving controversial – as evidenced by the international reaction to recent drone missile attacks along the border with Pakistan. But Barack Obama’s administration is undeterred, favouring the technology more and more because […]

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

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. The delegates traveled to the tribal areas in solidarity […]

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Foundation for Fundamental Rights

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 made America any safer and instead has […]

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Resolutions

State Drone ResolutionsFlorida:Section 1. Searches and seizure using a drone.—    17(1) SHORT TITLE.—This act may be cited as the “Freedom from    18  Unwarranted Surveillance Act.”    19(2) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this act, the term:    20(a) “Drone” means a powered, aerial vehicle that:    211. Does not carry a human operator;    222. Uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift;    233. Can fly autonomously or be […]

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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 week […]

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A Call from the Faith-Based Community to Stop Drone Killings

As representatives of faith-based communities, we are deeply concerned about the proliferation of lethal unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones. The United States is leading the way in this new form of warfare where pilots in US bases kill people, by remote control, thousands of miles away. Drones have become the preferred weapons to […]

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Drone Summit 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 public debate, to bring […]

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Tag Archives: 2012 Pakistan Delegation

Codepink Anti-Drone Delegation Brings Message of Solidarity to Tribal Areas in Pakistan Off-Limits to Foreigners for a DecadeFor Immediate Release Contact:Medea Benjamin, medea@codepink.org, +923.365.978.798Alli McCracken, alli@codepink.org, +923.419.853.545On 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 […]

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