Tagged: drone war
IPS will lead the Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about the U.S. military drone program, its impact, and the Whistleblowers who expose it.
From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership — killing people.
The U.S. dropped over 26,000 bombs last year, Phyllis Bennis told Radio Sputnik. And none of them made us safer.
Trump's foreign policy isn't an alternative to U.S. empire. It's just a cruder rendition of it.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
From the comfortable alt-rock of PJ Harvey to the hypnotic antagonism of Anohni, new protest music offers a relief from the official rhythms of war and peace.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Our foreign policy is aggressive, parochial, and hard-hearted. Unless voters finally demand differently, our next president will be the same.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.