Tag Archives: Pakistan

The Intercept: The Drone Papers

Leaked documents reveal the cold calculus of murder from above. The expose is published in The Intercept. From DemocracyNow!: Newly leaked government documents have provided an unprecedented window into the secret U.S. drone assassination program across the globe. In “The Drone … Continue reading

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Drones Quilt Project on display in Corvallis

Exhibit in Corvallis Public Library Main Meeting Room through October Three quilts from the Drones Quilt Project–the fourth is walking for peace through Maine–are on display at the Corvallis Public Library and may be viewed at any time. Please see … Continue reading

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Execution by Drone: Signature Strike Investigation

Compelling video report from Robert Greenwald and Brave New Foundation. This thirteen minute film is extremely well produced and features interviews with journalists, intel specialists and drone strike victims’ relatives in Khyber Pakhtunhwa, Pakistan. We are being lied to by … Continue reading

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Living Under Drones – A Report Back from Pakistan

A Linus Pauling VFP Chapter-sponsored event On Friday, November 7 at 7pm, Leah Bolger, National President of Veterans For Peace, will debrief her recent trip to the tribal areas of Pakistan with the CODEPINK delegation, protesting the use of drones against innocent civilians … Continue reading

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Demilitarize U.S. Foreign Policy

Abolish the “body-count culture.” The op-ed by Sarah Chayes, entitled The world after Petraeus  appearing in today’s L.A. Times urges President Obama to seize the opportunity to reset his foreign policy:  Base it less on military than political, intelligence, and … Continue reading

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Photos From CODEPINK Pakistan Delegation

A picture’s worth a thousand words… One of the CODEPINK members is keeping a photo journal of the Peace March against drones, set to begin Oct. 6.  Until then, they are holding high-level discussions in Islamabad with Pakistani civilian and … Continue reading

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Living Under Drones

New Stanford/NYU study confirms the horrific impact on civilians, the illegality and the ineffectiveness of drone strikes in Pakistan. “In the United States, the dominant narrative about the use of drones in Pakistan is of a surgically precise and effective … Continue reading

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