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Drones: A New Death From Above

Itu2019s being sold as a cleaner way to wage war. But unmanned military drones are wreaking havoc in Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere. On this edition, we bring you voices from Pakistan of families destroyed by drone strikes. And we hear from Medea Benjamin and other activists who are working to build a global movement against this controversial military technology which accelerated after 9/11.

It’s being sold as a cleaner way to wage war. But unmanned military drones are wreaking havoc in Pakistan, Afghanistan and elsewhere. On this edition, we bring you voices from Pakistan of families destroyed by drone strikes. And we hear from Medea Benjamin and other activists who are working to build a global movement against this controversial military technology which accelerated after 9/11.

Featuring:

Medea Benjamin, Code Pink founder; Sister Megan Rice, anti-nuclear activist; Pakistani drone attack survivors and their family members

Web Exclusives:

Medea Benjamin interview

For More Information:

Code Pink Challenges John Brennan on US Drone Warfare

UN Legal Advisor Shamsi: Drone Attacks Harm US Policy in Pakistan

Articles/Videos, etc.:

Music:

  • Tosca, “Rosa”
  • Aylan Mello, “Vandalz “
  • Bola, “Forcasa 3″
  • Tycho, “Adrift”
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto, “Bibo No Aozora”
  • Renard Surle
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