Arianna Huffington: Sunday Roundup

This week, Rand Paul mounted an old-fashioned, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington-style filibuster against President Obama’s nominee to head the CIA, John Brennan. The primary issue at hand was the new-fashioned issue of drone strikes. During the marathon monologue, Paul asked, “Where is the Barack Obama of 2007?” In fact, one could also ask: where ...

U.S. Air Force stops reporting data on Afghan drone strikes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about air strikes carried out by unmanned planes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries. U.S. Central Command, which oversees the Afghanistan war, said in a statement ...

U.S. Border Drones Deal With General Atomics Aeronautical …

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. … U.S. Border Drones Deal With General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. Draws Criticism Full story

Obama requests $600 million for border security – Los Angeles …

The Obama administration formally asked Congress on Tuesday for $600 million in emergency funds to hire another 1,000 Border Patrol agents, acquire two drones and … Full story

A dangerous new world of drones –

Peter Bergen and Jennifer Rowland says 70 nations are using or developing drones, and warfare will never be the same Full story

Napolitano: more agents, investigators, drones to the …

The United States will deploy additional Border Patrol agents, ICE investigators, two drone aircraft and other technologies to its border with Mexico as … Full story

Predators vs. Aliens: Arizona Wants More Drones | Mother Jones

As TPM reports, Arizona governor Jan Brewer has asked President Obama to help step up border security by dispatching unmanned aerial vehicles to her state. “I would … Full story

Exclusive: Unmanned drones to patrol border

The U.S. government will patrol the Canada-U.S. border using unmanned aerial drones — similar to those Full story

Homeland Security Department to Use Drones on Mexican Borders …

“Amid a heated debate over legislation passed earlier this year in Arizona aimed at identifying, prosecuting, and deporting illegal immigrants, the U.S. Department … Full story

Tactical Life Border patrolling air drones set to take off

Border patrolling air drones set to take off. Associated Press, MSNBC SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.– Remote-controlled air units have been taking off to help in drug and … Full story