TV News LIES

Friday, Feb 12th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News War The Fake Catch-22 of Drone-War Apologists

The Fake Catch-22 of Drone-War Apologists

E-mail Print PDF

dronesThere's a Columbia University grad who runs a Tumblr I follow called "The Political Breakdown." I can't remember why I started reading it, but I am glad I did. I am glad because of the post, "Breakdown: The Truth about Drone Strikes."

What I love about it is how perfectly it captures the mindset of apologists for President Obama's drone war. The approach the blog takes is to summarize all the facts about a controversy. The summary on drones is pretty good. The anonymous author cites many of the same excellent sources that I rely upon, has a similar understanding of the facts, and reaches a conclusion that leaves me flabbergasted.

Could I take you through it?

While summarizing the facts, the author neutrally states five things that cast America's drone war in a negative light:

"Much of what we know is pieces from conjecture, comments, anonymous sources, and a good deal of guessing thrown in."

"Though the legality is questionable, it isn't stopping the United States. What's more, there is no congressional oversight to the drone strikes."

More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Most Recent Related Stories...


What Donald Rumsfeld Knew We Didn’t Know About Iraq

RumsfeldOn September 9, 2002, as the George W. Bush administration was launching its campaign to invade...

U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan

Afghanistan battle kills one US soldierOne U.S. soldier was killed during a joint U.S.-Afghan Special Operations mission in Afghanistan, two U.S....

Ash Carter: It’s Time to Accelerate the ISIL Fight

Carter to deply US troops to IraqThe storied 101st Airborne Division will soon deploy 1,800 troops to Iraq to aid in the...

U.S., Russia dominate arms transfers to developing countries

Arms sales dominated by US, RussiaThe United States and Russia dominated government-to-government arms transfer agreements with developing countries from 2011 to...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!