Category Archives: Waziristan

Drones and Zero Accountability Government

By Joe Scarry from his blog Scarry Thoughts We are living in a nightmare that makes Philip K. Dick’s dystopias look cozy in comparison. By now, everyone is aware of the killing done by U.S. drones in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and … Continue reading

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Failure of US Drone Policy

CIA-operated drone strikes which continued intermittently on Pakistan’s tribal areas since 2004 have intensified after the death of Osama Bin Laden in the country. In 2006, in one of the most lethal strikes, an unmanned air vehicle killed 69 children, … Continue reading

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War Games

Zofeen Ebrahim, writing for IPS, examines the work of photojournalist Noor Behram. Behram’s ‘Gaming in Waziristan’ is a collection of some 200 photographs at 27 drone attack sites. Ebrahim writes, “The title alone suggests the callousness of ‘videogame warfare’ and … Continue reading

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