Know Drones



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, (2016) (Available on Amazon)  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."  Daniel Hale, one of the drone whistleblowers featured in the film is currently serving a 45 month prison sentence for exposing the criminality and injustice of the U.S. Drone Program.             (15 min. Preview HERE).

Drone, (2014) Watch HERE Now.  Norwegian documentary that exposes the 17th Attack Squadron at Creech Air Force Base and it's role as key drone assassins for the Central Intelligence Agency.    

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


ONLINE RESOUCES:

BanKillerDrones.org  A network of U.S. drone resistance groups.  Sign their online petition.
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

BanKillerDrones.org  A network of U.S. drone resistance groups, now collaborating on national anti-drone actions.
Occupy Beale Air Force Base, (Home of the Global Hawk Surveillance Drone, Marysville, CA), Monthly protests at Beale AFB since November, 2010.  FMI:  toby4peace@sonic.net
Upstate NY Coalition to Ground the Drones & End the Wars:   www.upstatedroneaction.org
Ongoing protests at Hancock Air National Guard base, a Reaper Killer Drone base.
Nevada Desert Experiencewww.nevadadesertexperince.org  
Periodic protests at Creech Killer Drone Base, near Las Vegas, NV.

     

INTERNATIONAL

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












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