Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 55

Rhetoric vs. Reality in Obama’s Terror War Following upon last week’s discussion of drone warfare, this week’s episode places drone war in the context of the “war on terror,” or what the Obama administration has come to call “Overseas Contingency Operations.” How and why did drone warfare become so popular under Obama, what other policies […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 54

Introduction to the Drone Wars Flying killer robots in the skies, operated out of a base in Florida, kill thousands of innocent people in countries all over the world. It sounds like science fiction, but unfortunately, this is a reality in places like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Libya, and even the Philippines. It began […]