After thousands of civilians killed, lawmakers urge Biden to overhaul drone policy

January 20, 2022 by Brett Wilkins for Common Dreams A group of 50 Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Thursday sent a letter to President Joe Biden focusing on the “inexcusable” number of noncombatants killed by drone strikes in the 20-year so-called War on Terror and urging his administration to “review and overhaul” American counterterrorism Read more…

Twenty Years After 9/11, ‘The Only Way to Effectively Counter Terror Is to End War’

September 11, 2021 by Ethics in Tech board member Brett Wilkins for Common Dreams As the United States on Saturday commemorates the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks with plenty of patriotic zeal but perhaps too little introspection, peace advocates have marked the occasion by reflecting on the costs Read more…

Shut Down Creech: CodePink, Veterans for Peace stage week-long protest at Nevada killer drone base

Published October 5, 2020 by Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams A group of 15 peace activists on Saturday wrapped up a week-long nonviolent, socially-distanced protest at a Nevada Air Force base housing a command and control center for unmanned aerial drones.  For the 11th straight year, CodePink and Veterans for Peace Read more…

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