Tag: Targeted Killing

Weekly Roundup 10/20

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone From October 6 to October 13, eight separate U.S. drone strikes hit…

Drone Strikes in Pakistan Last Week

By Dan Gettinger and Arthur Holland Michel Between October 5 and October 11, the United States launched eight reported drone strikes in Pakistan. The strikes took place in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA); four in the Shawal Valley that…

Weekly Roundup 10/13

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone In 2012, a Swiss photographer used a drone to take aerial photos…

Weekly Roundup 9/15

At the Center for the Study of the Drone On Tuesday, September 16, the Center for the Study of the Drone presents Rethinking the View from Above, a public talk at Apex Art. In this free event, which is held…

Weekly Roundup 8/12

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. Predator drone reportedly took part in a series of American airstrikes against Islamic State positions in northeastern Iraq.…

Weekly Roundup 5/13

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Interview: Tomas van Houtryve

Tomas van Houtryve is a prolific photojournalist who explores conflict and state-sponsored surveillance. In March, Harpers Magazine published a folio of his photographs titled “Blue Sky Days,” the longest folio in the magazine’s 164 year history. The photos, which van Houtryve took…

Weekly Roundup 3/18

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What Do Bush Officials Have to Say About Drones?

By Zachary Israel Officials who served in George Bush’s administration have been both critical and supportive of President Obama’s use of drones for targeted killing in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. The Bush administration was subjected to much criticism and controversy…

Weekly Roundup 3/4

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone It has been much remarked upon that the proliferation and integration…

White House Debating American Target

By Dan Gettinger On February 10, the Associated Press reported that the Obama administration is considering targeting an American citizen with a drone. According to unnamed government sources, the target, whose identity remains a mystery, is a member of al-Qaeda…

Weekly Roundup 2/10

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone As the war in Afghanistan winds down and the U.S. risks…