CIA Drones

Counter-drone technologies range from deploying birds of prey to firing nets from a bazooka and using signals jamming. This serves to disable, capture, or redirect unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are being used to smuggle drugs, drop bombs, spy behind enemy lines, spy on celebrities, or buzz public spaces. The drone/counter-drone arms race is fed in part […]

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Counter-drone technologies range from deploying birds of prey to firing nets from a bazooka and using signals jamming. This serves to disable, capture, or redirect unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are being used to smuggle drugs, drop bombs, spy behind enemy lines, spy on celebrities, or buzz public spaces. The drone/counter-drone arms race is fed in part […]

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New York: Months before 9/11, US Air Force captain Scott Swanson patrolled the skies over Afghanistan with a Predator drone. Mr Swanson and his team were hunting Osama bin Laden. And they found him. But this was months before the new drones could fire missiles, and the pilots could only watch as bin Laden walked […]

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Months before 9/11, U.S. Air Force captain Scott Swanson patrolled the skies over Afghanistan with a Predator drone. Swanson and his team were hunting Osama bin Laden. And they found him. But this was months before the new drones could fire missiles, and the pilots could only watch as bin Laden walked away. On Jan […]

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Months before 9/11, U.S. Air Force captain Scott Swanson patrolled the skies over Afghanistan with a Predator drone. Swanson and his team were hunting Osama bin Laden. And they found him. But this was months before the new drones could fire missiles, and the pilots could only watch as bin Laden walked away. On Jan […]

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Do you desire intellectually stimulating, need-to-be-aware-of information as a stocking stuffer in the time crunch just before Christmas? Look no further. Douglas Valentine’s The CIA as Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World fits the bill splendidly. Taking on the CIA as a subject is a monumental task, as its tentacles delve […]

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AMY GOODMAN: In Syracuse, New York, four people were arrested outside the Hancock Air National Guard Base Friday at a nonviolent protest against the U.S. drone assassination program. Demonstrators marked the Christmas holiday by dressing as biblical figures and erecting a 20-foot-long nativity scene at the gates of the air base, which is home to […]

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Analysis Published on December 26th, 2016 | by Tom Engelhardt 1 <!– Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?’http’:’https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+’://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js’;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, ‘script’, ‘twitter-wjs’); var pfHeaderImgUrl = ”;var pfHeaderTagline = ”;var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 1;var pfImageDisplayStyle = ‘right’;var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var pfCustomCSS = ”;var pfBtVersion=’1′;(function(){var js, pf;pf = document.createElement(‘script’);pf.type = ‘text/javascript’;if(‘https:’ ==… read more […]

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Analysis Published on December 26th, 2016 | by Tom Engelhardt 1 <!– Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?’http’:’https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+’://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js’;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, ‘script’, ‘twitter-wjs’); var pfHeaderImgUrl = ”;var pfHeaderTagline = ”;var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 1;var pfImageDisplayStyle = ‘right’;var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var pfCustomCSS = ”;var pfBtVersion=’1′;(function(){var js, pf;pf = document.createElement(‘script’);pf.type = ‘text/javascript’;if(‘https:’ ==… read more […]

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Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/CC Can you doubt that we’re in a dystopian age, even if we’re still four weeks from Donald Trump entering the Oval Office? Never in our lifetimes have we experienced such vivid previews of what unfettered capitalism is likely to mean in an ever more unequal country, now that its version of 1% […]

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President-elect Donald Trump has effectively extinguished any hope that his administration might pursue a more centrist approach to national security. His recent selection for key posts – Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (National Security Adviser), Senator Jeff Sessions (Attorney General), and Representative Mike Pompeo (CIA) – instead demonstrate what Patrick Eddington has described as a dangerous […]

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