“Who knows whether they could be used to kill people in the United States, as well?”

The (Keep ‘Em) Coming of the Drones

The thorny issue of the CIA’s use of drone warfare was the focus of CODEPINK’s recent conference in D.C. last week. Humanitarians, journalists, activists, lawyers, and technology experts all came together to discuss the “widespread and rapidly expanding deployment of both lethal and surveillance drones, including drone use in the United States.

Although drones, which are used in Yemen, Gaza, Pakistan and Afghanistan, deserve a lengthy analysis, I’m just going to mention some interesting points (for now).

Check out this video of Benjamin demanding an apology from Brennan-oddly reminiscent of the protestor who shoved her hands in Condoleeza Rice’s face, calling her a war criminal.

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