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Below are many resources to help you educate yourself, friends, and family on the horrifying brutality and illegality of the racist U.S. Drone Terror Program.  We hope you will be moved to become part of the growing resistance.   
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BEST DRONE FILMS:

National Bird  (Available on Netflix)                                                                                                   (2016)  Follows the journey of 3 U.S. military veterans, now "drone whistleblowers," who were "plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries."              One of the whistleblowers, Daniel Hale, arrested May of 2019, awaits trial and a potential 50 yr. sentence for leaking material of "extreme public importance."  

Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.  Watch HERE Now.                                                                        (2013)  One of the first and still one of the very best documentaries on U.S. Killer Drones.                              


ONLINE RESOUCES:

CODEPINK, Women for Peace:   www.codepink.org/ground_the_drones
Know Drones:  www.knowdrones.com
Drone Warfare; Tracking U.S. Drone Strikes, by Bureau of Investigative Journalism:  HERE.  
16 yr. old American Drone Victim:  Abdulrahman Anwar Alawlaki - A crime we'll never forget.


BEST BOOKS:

    -Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues, Marjorie Cohn (ed.), Olive Branch Press, 2015, 296 pp, foreward by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
    -Hellfire from Paridise Ranch, Joseba Zulaika, University of Calif. Press, 2020, 296 pp
    -Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars, Chris Woods, Oxford, 2015, 386 pp
     -Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, Medea Benjamin, Verso, 2013, 246 pp
     -The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program, Jeremy Scahill, et al., Simon & Schuster, 2016, 234 pp
     -The Drone Eats With Me: a Gaza DiaryAtef Abu Saif, Beacon Press, orig 2014, 2015 Comma Press, 258 pp
     -Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield, Jeremy Scahill, Nation, 2013,           642 pp
    

ONGOING  KILLER DRONE  RESISTANCE:

(Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the ongoing protests are intermittent. Please contact organizers for up to date info.)

NATIONAL

     -Occupy Beale Air Force Base, (Home of the Global Hawk, Marysville, CA), Monthly protests. FMI:  Toby Blomé:  ratherbenyckeling@comcast.net
     -Upstate NY Coalition to Ground the Drones & End the Wars:   www.upstatedroneaction.org
     -www.nevadadesertexperince.org - Periodic protests at Creech Killer Drone Base
     -Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Drone Activism


INTERNATIONAL

     -Drone Campaign Network (UK)
     -Drone Wars (UK)
     -Fellowship of Reconciliation, Armed Drones Campaign, (UK)
     












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