Drone spotted near Kennedy airport by commercial pilot

The FAA says the pilot did not take evasive action and the plane landed safely Full story

Drone program

We would like to recommend the Navy make our Point Mugu home to the Navy’s drone program. What a win-win situation for Ventura County. Full story

FBI checking pilot's report of drone during JFK airport landing

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The FBI on Tuesday was investigating a commercial pilot’s report that an unmanned aircraft came within 200 feet of the passenger plane he was landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration also sought information after the pilot of Alitalia Flight 60U from Rome to New ...

Drone Monopoly: Hope You Enjoyed It While It Lasted

Shortly after 9/11, the Central Intelligence Agency began secretly killing suspected Taliban and al Qaeda militants in western Pakistan with Predator drones. The Pakistani government was so eager to hide the CIA’s fingerprints that it said the attacks were the work of the Pakistani government. Full story

‘Does the president have authority to use a weaponized drone to kill an American not engaged in combat on American …

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FBI Investigating Unidentified Drone Spotted Near JFK Airport

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday it is investigating an unidentified black drone an Alitalia pilot said he encountered while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport. Whether it was a hobbyist breaking the Federal Aviation Administration’s 400-foot-altitude rule or … Full story

The mystery of the drone flying above New York City

After an Alitalia pilot has a frightening encounter with a UFO near JFK airport, there are more questions than answers Full story

Eric Holder: Drone strikes against Americans on U.S. soil are legal

Attorney General Eric Holder can imagine a scenario in which it would be constitutional to carry out a drone strike against and American on American soil, he wrote in a letter to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Full story

DECLARING VICTORY: Rand Paul Gets Assurance From Holder on Drones

Letter from Holder to Sen. Paul on Drone Authority Brennan Confirmed to Lead CIA VIDEO: Sen. Rand Paul on Impact of Marathon Filibuster VIDEO: Old Time Filibuster OPINION: Rand Paul’s Shot Heard ‘Round the World Full story

Congress Gets Its Drone Memos, and Obama Gets His CIA Director

The Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to vote in favor of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director after it was announced that the committee finally got more access to the White House’s legal memos about drone attacks. The Obama administration has so far resisted all calls to share their confidential legal arguments that were ...