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Congress must check the government's authority to use surveillance drones on U.S. citizens before the government starts abusing the new technology, say two lawmakers spearheading legislation in the House and Senate.
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Remotely Piloted War: How Drone War Became The American Way of Life I n the American mind, if Apple made weapons, they would undoubtedly be drones, those remotely piloted planes getting such great press here.
The first attack took place in the Esokhel sub-division of Mir Ali and the second in Khushali, killing eight in total.
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The United States is weighing changes in policy that would lift some of the secretary enveloping its use of drone strikes, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Youth 's drone movie creating international buzz possibly prompting Obama administration to reconsider its weapon of choice 'secrets' As the Obama administration considers changing its policy of secrecy enshrouding its controversial drone attack campaign , a regular part of U.S. global counterterrorism operations human rights defenders agree is among greatest of all abuses , a young Pakistani filmmaker of the award-winning movie creating a buzz about drones , The Other Side, has been denied entry into the United States to receive his prestigious award at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle.
Shahzad Akbar told the Guardian: 'They weren't being really smart because it gave me more importance and more of an audience.' Photograph: Mian Kursheed/Reuters The US government has granted a visa to a lawyer representing civilian victims of drone strikes in Pakistan who is due to speak at a Washington conference this weekend, following months of pressure by activists and lawyers.
Medea Benjamin is a petite woman with enormous courage and energy. She co-founded the California-based human rights organization Global Exchange and the women's peace group Code Pink.
US drone strike kills 10 in Pakistan A U.S. drone attack has killed at least 10 people in a Pakistani tribal district along the Afghan border early on Saturday, security officials said.