articles tagged "drones"
Monday, 22 April 2013 | buzz
Big Brother is watching you… from the sky. Shahid Buttar and Nadia Kayyali, from the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, explain more and also have some ideas to keep the drones at bay. more »
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 | buzz
Jan Miyasaki, was joined by Bret Coughmen of the National Security program at the American Civil Liberties Union, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Jan Miyasaki is the Wednesday host at the 8 0’Clock Buzz. Last week the ADC appeals court rejected the CIA’s secrecy claims in the ACLU’s targeted killing freedom of information lawsuit. Listen to the interview below: more »
Wednesday, 6 March 2013 | Molly Stentz
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is in the midst of a real live filibuster, a very long speech, on the question of John Brennan’s nomination for Director of the CIA. He has been speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate since before noon, successfully delaying the nomination. Paul is raising questions about the Obama Administration’s use of drone strikes. Watch it on CSPAN live. You can read transcripts of his earlier remarks here. If you want a shortcut, you can just cut to the chase and get a quick update here. Or follow the Senator’s quips on Twitter. Here’s the article in Wired about the Pentagon selling drones to Afghanistan that Paul cited. more »