Guerrilla Blog Dispatches – May 29, 2013

Pilot

US Launches First Drone Strike in Pakistan in Six Weeks

Top Pakistan Militant Said Killed in US Drone Strike

New Drone Strike Undercuts Obama’s Promises on Robot War

Pentagon Confirms Drone Crash in Somalia

Chinese Hackers Spying on US Weapons Programs

Photo: Piloting the MQ-1C Sky Warrior unmanned aircraft system, Chief Warrant Officer Frank Volpe Jr., from Montville, Conn., a UAS technician and operator diligently monitors the aircraft’s systems. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div., USD-C.)

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Guerrilla Blog Dispatches – May 28, 2013

Obama Sit Room

Obama Narrows Scope of Terror War

Obama’s Drone Rules Leave Unanswered Questions

New Terror Strategy Shifts CIA Focus Back to Spying

Thirty-Five Guantanamo Hunger Strikers Are Force-Fed

WikiLeaks Releases Transcript of Critical US Film

Photo: President Barack Obama holds a meeting in Situation Room of the White House. From left at the table, National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI Director Robert Mueller, CIA Director John Brennan, and Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President of Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Chomsky Talks “Dirty Wars” with Scahill and Goodman

Noam Chomsky, Jeremy Scahill, and Amy Goodman discuss the book “Dirty Wars”

Guerrilla Blog Dispatches – May 24, 2013

Obama

Obama Sees Narrower Terror Threat, Defends Drones

Congressman Preps Bill to End Terror War Authority

Obama Lifts Ban on Guantanamo Transfers to Yemen

US Missile Defense Still Plagued by Technical Doubts

UN Investigator Seeks World Moratorium on Killer Robots

Photo: President Barack Obama holds a National Security Council meeting in the Situation Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

Inside Story Americas – The Power to Go to War

More than 12 years after the September 11 attacks, and the US military establishes that the current american president, and his successors, do have all the authority they need to wage wars around the world, for many more years to come, and they can do so without approval from Congress.