DHS Built Domestic Surveillance Tech into Predator Drones

March 3, 2013 2

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has customized its Predator drones, originally built for overseas military operations, to carry out at-home surveillance tasks that have civil libertarians worried: identifying civilians carrying guns and tracking their […]


White House Defends Drone-War Killing of Americans

February 28, 2013 10

The White House on Tuesday defended targeted assassinations of Americans thought to consort overseas with terrorists as “necessary,” “ethical” and “wise,” as the Obama administration faced fresh questions about its sharply expanded drone war. “We […]


Senator: Let’s Have a Targeted Killing Court

February 9, 2013 0

The United States should set up a secret court that would consider the use of lethal force against American terror suspects abroad, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said Thursday at the Senate intelligence committee hearing on White House […]


US Draws Up Plans for Nuclear Drones

February 8, 2013 3

American scientists have drawn up plans for a new generation of nuclear-powered drones capable of flying over remote regions of the world for months on end without refuelling. The blueprints for the new drones, which […]

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