Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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I grew up in a military family and joined the Air Force in 1971 during the Vietnam War. It was there that I became a peace activist.

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

All Droned Out

The US military is planning to increase its use of drones in modern warfare tactics. But a newly uncovered memo reveals that the US Air Force is facing a significant shortage of drone pilots. Now the US drone fleet is at its “breaking point”... and turning down a request for more flight in the battle against the Islamic State. RT’s Manila Chan takes a look at the consequences of being over funded and understaffed on the USAF’s Air Combat Command.


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