Horsham Air Base protest

25 Jul 2015

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Brandywinepeace.com says: "Say NO! NO! NO! to Drone War Command Center in Horsham, PA Citizens of PA Commonwealth: You need to be heard! *Weekly Phone-in Wave to Gov. Wolf, Wednesdays, Summer 2015." The number to call is 717-787-2500 and is open M-F 8:00am to 6:00pm. Recommended statement: "Initiate public hearings on the drone war command center at the Horsham Air Guard Station and on other drone war activity in our state."

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Further information and history on the Brandywine Peace Community and the Mennonites and their opposition to drone warfare.

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FirstLook says:

Retired Army Gen. Mike Flynn, a top intelligence official in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, says in a forthcoming interview on Al Jazeera English that the drone war is creating more terrorists than it is killing."
But his enthusiasm for the application of force doesn’t extend to the use of drones. In the interview with Al Jazeera presenter Mehdi Hasan, set to air July 31, the former three star general says: “When you drop a bomb from a drone … you are going to cause more damage than you are going to cause good.” Pressed by Hasan as to whether drone strikes are creating more terrorists than they kill, Flynn says, “I don’t disagree with that.” He describes the present approach of drone warfare as “a failed strategy.”

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CNN looks at how drones are being used in Somalia.
And there appear to be all sorts of ways to take drones down nowadays.

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Bob Smith of Brandywine Peace Community
Oh, and just in case you were wondering, yes ISIS (ISIL, Daesh) has now surpassed al Qaeda as the chief terrorist threat.