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Exposing Drone Terrorism: Remarks at the 2015 Left Forum

Exposing Drone Terrorism: Remarks at the 2015 Left Forum by Ed Kinane.   Republished from Truthout.org Speakout I’ll begin by noting that most terrorism has not been perpetrated by Islamic-identified people. In fact, despite the relentless deluge of publicity to the contrary, Islamic-identified people commit only a fraction of the world’s terrorism. Most terrorism is large […]

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The Shortcomings of Washington Policy Recommendations

Drone Warriors and Warfare: The Shortcomings of Washington Policy Recommendations by Ed Kinane,  RePublished from Truthout.org The author examines a recently-released study from the US Government Accountability Office, titled: “Unmanned Aerial Systems: Actions Needed to Improve DOD Pilot Training.” Below is a summary of his conclusions. This two-page document is bloodless. It fails to acknowledge […]

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Letter to the Editor of the Syracuse Post Standard

letters@syracuse.com Friends, “Is the US winning the drone war?” Doyle McManus poses this question in his April 30 Post-Standard syndicated column. It’s a question every U.S. taxpayer and policy maker might ask. But let’s first define the terms. What do we mean by “war”? There was a time when war was declared, and mutually visible […]

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Commercial Drones and the Slippery Slope

Ed Kinane’s latest Op Ed, originally published on Truthout.org as:  The FAA’s Broadening Regulations: Commercial Drones and the Slippery Slope The Federal Aviation Administration, bowing to persistent corporate and congressional drone caucus pressure, on February 15 issued “A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” seeking public input. The proposed rules seek to regulate the commercial and government […]

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