Ground All Drones is a committee of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) created to address the use of drones, particularly armed drones. Drones are developed worldwide, not only by the U.S. but by other nations as well. In the U.S.unarmed surveillance drones could be used to spy on citizens, a clear violation of our Fourth Amendment Rights. The current focus of this committee is on the use of weaponized drones.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Democracy NOW! Interview with reporter and director of new film: DRONE

Democracy Now on Thursday April 17.

Former Drone Operators Reveal Air Force Plays Key Role in Secret CIA Assassination Campaign. 

A new documentary film reveals how a regular U.S. air force unit based in the Nevada desert is responsible for flying the CIA’s drone strike program in Pakistan. "Drone" identifies the unit conducting CIA strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas as the 17th Reconnaissance Squadron, which is located on the Creech air force base, about 45 miles from Las Vegas. We are joined by the film’s director, Tonje Schei, and Chris Woods, an award-winning reporter who investigates drone warfare. Woods is featured in "Drone" and is working on a forthcoming book on U.S. drone warfare.

Chris Woods, Award-winning reporter who investigates drone warfare. He recently wrote an article for The Guardian called "CIA’s Pakistan drone strikes carried out by regular US air force personnel." Woods is featured in the new film "Drone" and is working on a forthcoming book called, "Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars."

Tonje Schei, Award-winning director and producer based in Norway. Her new documentary, "Drone," just aired this week on national television in Germany and France.