The Disaffected Lib: Obama’s Ongoing War Crimes

There may be nothing that conveys the degree to which the United States has debased itself in the supposed War on Terror more than the now infamous “Double Tap”.  It’s a term coined by professional assassins to describe the insurance shot. In modern drone warfare,  the Double Tap has been elevated to truly diabolical status. ...

The Canadian Progressive: The Obama Drone War Doctrine We Still Know Nothing About

By: Cora Currier and Justin Elliott | ProPublica, Feb. 26, 2013: The nomination of John Brennan to be CIA director has prompted intense debate on Capitol Hill and in the media about U.S. drone killings abroad. But the focus has been on the targeting of American citizens – a narrow issue that accounts for a miniscule proportion of the hundreds of drone ...

The Disaffected Lib: Nobody is Safe Anymore. No One, Nowhere.

It’s the latest, greatest thing in the Pentagon’s toybox – MAVs.  Micro Air Vehicles like those shown in the following video already exist and they could take your last shreds of privacy.  They could even take your life. And here’s the civilian version of the Dragonfly MAV developed for the U.S. Air Force.   You can ...

The Disaffected Lib: Could a Drone Cop Become Obama’s Biggest Nightmare?

He’s Ben Emmerson, a 49-year old British lawyer and U.N. special rapporteur for human rights and counter-terrorism in which capacity he’s embarking on a 5-month enquiry into drone warfare.  That could spell problems for the leaders of the one country active in worldwide drone attacks, the United States. Accountability, Emmerson tells Danger Room in a ...