Category Archives: Death

Why focus on drone attacks?

by Joe Scarry Drones: serving man. (Or . . . ?) The months of April and May saw a large number of protests against the U.S. program of targeted killing with drones, and progress in challenging that program in Congress.An interesting question … Continue reading

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360 Degree Feedback in New York (2014 NPT Prepcom and How the World Views the United States)

by Joe Scarry It’s sobering to sit in the UN meeting hall and hear country after country state in polite but urgent tones that the U.S. (and other nuclear states) must eliminate their nuclear weapons, in accordance with Article VI … Continue reading

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The Cynical American Scapegoating of Korea as a Cover for Nuclear Terror

by Joe Scarry And they began to implore Him to leave their region.- from Mark 5:17 (the Gerasene demoniac) Barack Obama is in South Korea, as part of his Asia tour, and probably more than any part of his trip, … Continue reading

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April 19 in Yemen: Another Day, Another Drone Killing

by Joe Scarry The press announced a flurry of drone killings in Yemen over the April 19/20 weekend — that is, while the rest of us were observing Easter — and just as with U.S. drone killings in Pakistanand Somalia, the U.S. modus … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal: Resettle the Guantanamo Detainees in Chicago

by Joe Scarry It  is clearly the time for an annual dose of stealth maneuvering by our government’s “national security” apparatus, led by the President. History shows that a good time to take actions that you don’t want examined too … Continue reading

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