MASS SURVEILLANCE on whole populations, chilling protest and dissent here is used by the U.S. government to enforce world-wide, systematic wars of aggression, unjust occupations, and “dirty” wars of targeted killing and secret ops.
The CIA and U.S. Military, aided by the NSA, use killer robots flown from 8,000 miles away to attack people on the basis of suspected patterns of behavior (a “signature” strike) and on President Obama’s order.
Some call drone war a cleaner form of war because U.S. forces are not at risk. We call it illegitimate, immoral and unjust – murder. “American” lives are not more important than other lives.
Recent Reports on Secret U.S. Drone Strikes on Pakistan and Yemen Detail Specific Deaths of Civilians Against International Law:
Madiha Tahir’s Wounds of Waziristan
Robert Greenwald/Brave New Films: Living Under Drones
For more on the dirtiness of drone war see October 23, 2013 GQ magazine, Matthew Power, Confessions of a Drone Warrior