June 21, 2014
When Drones Fall from the Sky

When Drones Fall from the Sky

October 25, 2013
The Age of Drones

"There are people out there in the world, flying drones and being overflown by drones, making drones and being killed by drones. A proper definition of drones is not going to end this, regardless of which interest ends up defining the public’s understanding of this nascent technology."

October 24, 2013
The Sound of Terror

Phenomenology of a Drone Strike

February 24, 2013
Under the Shadow of the Drone
see also: Dronestagram

Under the Shadow of the Drone

see also: Dronestagram

June 15, 2012
"Ultimately, Mitt Romney faces a dilemma: what must a Republican candidate do to outflank the extremism of his Democratic opponent? The rest of us must be concerned as well: we are sleepwalking into the Drone Age, and few people are debating the dire consequences."

(Source: Guardian)

May 23, 2012
This Modern World

This Modern World

May 2, 2012
Turning the doctrine of 'lawfare' against aggressors

It’s time the developing world realised that international law can be a powerful tool to resist superpower domination

May 1, 2012

As Obama Expands Drone War, Activists & Victims’ Advocates Join D.C. Summit on Growing Civilian Toll

April 30, 2012

If someone is carrying a machine gun, RPG, or shoulder-fired missile that looks like an imminent threat to any Coalition soldiers, whether from the Western world or from the Muslim world, they may be killed.

- from Dead But Fair: New and Improved Rules for Drone Warfare

April 29, 2012
White House approves broader Yemen drone campaign

The United States has begun launching drone strikes against suspected al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen under new authority approved by President Obama that allows the CIA and the military to fire even when the identity of those who could be killed is not known, U.S. officials said.

April 28, 2012

Casey Cooper Johnson (writer/director), Casey Fenton (producer), Peter W. Singer (story by), Sevdije Kastrati (cinematographer)

A young Air Force drone operator struggles to balance the stresses of going to war for the first time with the challenges of being a good father and husband, as he commutes each day between suburban family life and a new style of war fought by remote control. The short version of this film received an earlier Sloan Foundation production grant and ispremiering at this year’s Festival.  

> 2012 TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund Recipients Announced

April 27, 2012
Iran claims to have reverse-engineered US spy drone

General says Tehran has extracted data and figured out workings of Sentinel craft captured last year

April 26, 2012

Obama’s secret drone war explained

(Source: reuters.com)

April 25, 2012
How Obama’s drone war is backfiring

The administration’s excessive use of drone attacks undercuts one of its most laudable policies: a promising new post-9/11 approach to the use of lethal American force, one of multilateralism, transparency and narrow focus.

April 24, 2012
"History affords few if any examples of a free people — in such a powerful country, under no existential threat, undergoing no invasion, no armed insurrection, no natural disaster or epidemic or societal collapse — giving up their own freedoms so meekly, so mutely. Most Americans like to boast of their love of freedom, their rock-ribbed independence and their fiercely-held moral principles: yet they are happy to see the government claim — and use — the power to murder innocent people whenever it pleases while imposing an ever-spreading police state regimen on their lives and liberties."

The Way of the Drone: Emblem for an Empire of Cowards