The Rise of the Drone Lobby

By Arthur Holland Michel On September 24, Bloomberg News reported that in the past year the defence contractor Northrop Grumman has greatly increased its lobbying spending to fight proposed cuts to the military‚Äôs Global Hawk drones, which Grumman makes. Grumman has focused its lobbying efforts, which amount to over $9million …

Weekend Roundup 8/5

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Three suspected al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants were killed in a particularly active week of drone strikes in Yemen. (Reuters) During an official visit to Pakistan, American Secretary of State John Kerry declared that …