One afternoon last fall at Fort Benning, Ga., two model-size planes took off, climbed to 800 and 1,000 feet, and began criss-crossing the military base in search of an orange, green and blue tarp.
The automated, unpiloted planes worked on their own, with no human guidance, no hand on any control.
BY RAMZY BAROUD
SEATTLE – During his talk sponsored by the New American Foundation in March 2008, author Parag Khanna addressed the rising challenges facing the United States’ global hegemony. According to Khanna, China and the European Union are the new contenders in the global “geopolitical marketplace.”
by Glen Ford
“For 16 years, Uganda and Rwanda have done the bidding of their paymasters and arms suppliers, the American and British governments.”
The United States has financed and given overall direction to the worst genocide since World War Two, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
By: Alexander James Green
It’s a hot 22°C June day in Miranshah – a town in the tribal region of Waziristan in northwest Pakistan – and, for two young lovers, its the day of their marriage. The day is set to be one of the happiest day of their lives; close to the whole village, 80 people and counting, has turned up to witness the reunion.
President Obama gave a sharp warning Monday to Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian dictator who is fighting a rebellion by his own people.
Assad has not used his chemical weapons, including nerve gas, but the possibility that he might threatens to pull the United States into that conflict… I mean seems like history repeats itself remember something ?
Among the plethora of worries that plagued the Obama administration weeks before the election, chief among them may have been leaving behind an “amorphous” drone-strike program to a successor.
The sirens rang out again this morning in Tel Aviv in third day of Israeli air strikes on Gaza while another rocket fired by Hamas fell into the sea without causing victims in the Israeli town were reopened shelters public after 21 years. The last time was in 1991, when Tel Aviv was targeted by Iraqi Scud missiles.