Saturday, June 26, 2010

American Drones

"The newest American form of war, drones, captures perfectly a larger detachment from the wars the United States fights," writes Tom Engelhardt — Truly detached from war. "This is not just the separation by thousands of kilometers of pilots from the battlefields on which they shoot their missiles, but the very detachment of the American public from the conflicts they send their army (and a vast corps of for-profit private contractors) out to fight."

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