A survey reported yesterday indicates opposition to the United States has risen among Pakistanis in the last couple of years. More Pakistanis now view the US as “the enemy” than in past years. This is largely a result of the presence of US personnel in the country and how opposed Pakistanis are to drone strikes. Now The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), which has been analyzing the US’s “covert war on terror” extensively, has posted an interview with Democratic Representative Dennis Kucinich, who suggests the objections Pakistanis have toward the US put America at war with Pakistan.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday June 29, 2012 11:06 am|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Saturday June 9, 2012 12:00 pm|
Daniel Klaidman is the author of a new book, Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency, and in a video recently posted to the Daily Beast website, Klaidman evangelizes the utility and innovation of drone warfare while at the same time dismissing critics of Obama’s drone program.
|By: John Feffer Saturday June 2, 2012 1:59 pm|
Drone warfare, as global activist Medea Benjamin persuasively explains in her new book on the subject, is a quantum leap in military affairs. It has reshaped the day-to-day waging of war in ways more profound even than the last great technological leap in warfighting, nuclear weapons. The use of unmanned aerial vehicles has transformed not only the techniques of war but also the ethical, political, and psychological context of war. And it has done so largely by stealth. Drones have snuck up on us, and we’ve barely had a chance to discuss their implications.