Rand drone comments draw fire

Republican Sen. Rand Paul engaged in a cheap political stunt when he delivered a 13-hour floor speech suggesting President Barack Obama might use drones to kill Americans on U.S. soil, two of Paul’s Republican colleagues said Thursday. Full story

Rand Paul uses 13-hour filibuster to stall John Brennan's ultimately successful nomination

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky spent 13 hours this week in an ultimately futile effort to block the nomination of John Brennan to head up the CIA. Paul’s filibuster came on the heels of Brennan refusing to rule out drone attacks against American citizens in the United States. Under further questioning, Attorney General Eric ...

The Huffington Post's Brutal Front Page Rips The Obama Administration's Drone Policy

The Huffington Post has a shocking splash right now that takes a strong stand on the Obama administration’s drone-strike policy. The splash features photos from Noor Behram , a Pakistani photojournalist who lives in North Waziristan and has documented some of the areas where the U.S. has struck. Full story

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 …

Welcome to the discussion. Full story

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