A drone victim, journalist and activist who has spoken out against drone strikes in Pakistan, who was abducted from his home over one week ago, has been released.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday February 14, 2014 7:45 am|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday February 12, 2014 3:58 pm|
A drone victim, journalist and activist who has spoken out against drone strikes in Pakistan was kidnapped by fifteen to twenty men in the early hours of February 5. He is missing and a judge in Pakistan has ordered the Pakistani intelligence services to produce him by February 20.
Kareem Khan has been pushing a legal case against the CIA and Pakistan government, seeking to hold them accountable for the killing of his son and brother in December 2009.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Sunday January 19, 2014 4:00 pm|
The feature documentary centers on The Edhi Home and Ambulance Foundation in Pakistan, a highly respected philanthropic organization in Pakistan and part of a social welfare system pioneered by Abdul Sattar Edhi, sometimes called “Father Teresa of Pakistan.” Edhi has spent decades helping unwanted or runaway children.
|By: Toby Blome Sunday January 5, 2014 1:59 pm|
Lloyd Gardner’s new book is an in depth historical analysis of President Obama’s foreign policy during his first 5 years in public office. In 2008, many Americans had deep trust that President Obama was going to bring significant change into the White House and guide our country to a place of more “rightful” and lawful foreign policy strategies by putting an end to torture, drawing down the illegal Iraq War, and closing down Guantanamo prison. President Obama promised the American public more transparency and accountability, and adherence to the rule of law, without “looking back”.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday December 26, 2013 8:12 am|
For the first time since the United States began to launch drone attacks, a strike was launched late on Christmas Day in Pakistan. Four people who could not be identified but who were allegedly from Afghanistan were killed.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday December 9, 2013 2:23 pm|
A Pakistani political party chaired by Imran Khan has vowed to continue protests against US drone strikes, despite a warning from the United States that aid could be cut off if they are not brought to a halt. Protests spearheaded by the political party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), have been blockading a NATO supply route to [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday November 27, 2013 2:30 pm|
A political party in Pakistan has named the CIA station chief in the country and accused the chief and CIA director John Brennan of murder for their role in a recent drone strike in Hangu, where an Islamic school was targeted.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Saturday November 23, 2013 12:30 pm|
A formal complaint known as a First Information Report has been filed by provincial government officials and local police in the aftermath of a drone strike in Pakistan that hit an Islamic school in the Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The strike killed at least five people.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday November 21, 2013 8:44 am|
At least six people were killed in the Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan early in the morning on November 21 when a CIA drone attacked a seminary.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday November 20, 2013 9:50 am|
“What could possibly justify terrorizing a community of 250,000 just for the purpose of killing one person?”
At a congressional briefing hosted by Representative Alan Grayson and organized by CODEPINK, this was one of a number of questions posed as a delegation of individuals from Yemen spoke about the direct impact United States drones have had on their country and lives.