Drone Wars http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19996/all en Opinion: Outsourcing intelligence work is a slippery slope http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090823/outsourcing-intelligence-CIA <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/worldview/090823/outsourcing-intelligence-CIA" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drone Wars Opinion Mon, 24 Aug 2009 12:45:00 +0000 HDS Greenway 3136332 at http://www.globalpost.com US lends firepower to Yemen fight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/middle-east/100119/al-qaeda-training-camp <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/middle-east/100119/al-qaeda-training-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drone Wars Middle East Sun, 24 Jan 2010 13:22:00 +0000 Haley Sweetland Edwards 5517741 at http://www.globalpost.com US drones kill 18 in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/afghanistan/101227/drone-afghanistan-pakistan-war-cia <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/afghanistan/101227/drone-afghanistan-pakistan-war-cia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Drone Wars Asia-Pacific Pakistan Mon, 27 Dec 2010 16:47:00 +0000 News Desk 5606157 at http://www.globalpost.com US drones target militants in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/afghanistan/101227/us-drones-pakistan-afghanistan <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/afghanistan/101227/us-drones-pakistan-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Drone Wars Asia-Pacific Pakistan Mon, 27 Dec 2010 19:15:00 +0000 News Desk 5606159 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran says it shot down spy drones http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/asia/110103/iran-spy-drones-pakistan-afghanistan-war <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/asia/110103/iran-spy-drones-pakistan-afghanistan-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drone Wars Asia-Pacific Mon, 03 Jan 2011 13:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5608417 at http://www.globalpost.com A day after Pakistan demands end to US drone strikes, attack kills 6 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110413/pakistan-cia-raymond-davis-drone-strikes-waziristan <p> Washington has never openly acknowledged its role in carrying out drone attacks, but it is the only country operating in the region with the capability to carry out such strikes.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110413/pakistan-cia-raymond-davis-drone-strikes-waziristan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drone Wars Diplomacy War Pakistan Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:01:00 +0000 News Desk 5637437 at http://www.globalpost.com Libyan rebels overrun strategic supply route http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110421/tunisia-libya-border-fighting-gaddafi <p> DEHIBA &mdash;&nbsp;The gunfight is the first major victory on Libya&rsquo;s western front for the ragtag alliance of rebel fighters seeking to topple Gaddafi and end his four decades of authoritarian rule.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110421/tunisia-libya-border-fighting-gaddafi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Drone Wars Libya Conflict Zones Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:17:00 +0000 Jon Jensen 5639463 at http://www.globalpost.com US deploys Predator drones to attack Gaddafi's forces in Libya http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110422/libya-predator-drones-gaddafi <p> Predator drones have been used extensively by the U.S. military against extremists in Pakistan and Afghanistan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110422/libya-predator-drones-gaddafi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Drone Wars Conflict Zones Middle East Fri, 22 Apr 2011 09:17:00 +0000 News Desk 5639523 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan: US drone attack kills dozens in North Waziristan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110422/pakistan-us-drone-north-waziristan <p> A government official in North Waziristan said the strike killed five children and four women.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110422/pakistan-us-drone-north-waziristan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drone Wars Conflict Zones Military Pakistan Fri, 22 Apr 2011 18:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5639635 at http://www.globalpost.com Bloody week of massacres http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/110502/bloody-week-massacres <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/110502/bloody-week-massacres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drone Wars Military War Technology Mexico Wed, 10 Nov 2010 15:56:00 +0000 Ioan Grillo 5641844 at http://www.globalpost.com Is the US now ready to pursue peace in Afghanistan? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110503/afghanistan-osama-bin-laden-petraeus-allen <p> KABUL &mdash; With the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALs, the war in Afghanistan is coming under closer scrutiny both here and back in Washington.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110503/afghanistan-osama-bin-laden-petraeus-allen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Drone Wars Osama bin Laden Tue, 03 May 2011 16:04:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5642126 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama's hidden war: US intensifies drone attacks in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110520/al-qaeda-osama-bin-laden-north-waziristan <p> MIRAMSHAH &mdash; In the remote, weathered hills of North Waziristan, the CIA is conducting a massive bombing campaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110520/al-qaeda-osama-bin-laden-north-waziristan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Al Qaeda Drone Wars Obama Osama bin Laden World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy Military Pakistan Mon, 23 May 2011 10:20:00 +0000 Aamir Latif 5646185 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama's hidden war: Anger over US drone attacks rises in Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110520/cia-drone-attacks-pakistan-barack-obama <p> DATTA KHEL, Pakistan &mdash; It was once an oasis of calm. But in 2007, all that changed when Datta Khel became the primary target of unmanned U.S. drones armed with hellfire missiles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110520/cia-drone-attacks-pakistan-barack-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Al Qaeda Drone Wars Obama Osama bin Laden World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy Military Pakistan Mon, 23 May 2011 10:20:00 +0000 Aamir Latif 5646198 at http://www.globalpost.com India: after Osama bin Laden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/110603/india-osama-bin-laden-terrorism <p> NEW DELHI &mdash; India&#39;s fight against terrorism is now a lonely, uphill battle in which the world&#39;s most powerful nation is allied with its bitter enemy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/110603/india-osama-bin-laden-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Drone Wars Osama bin Laden India Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:19:00 +0000 Jason Overdorf 5649121 at http://www.globalpost.com Southern Yemen steeped in conflict http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110619/yemen-air-strikes-militants-al-qaeda-saleh <p> SANAA&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;Meanwhile, news spreads of US plans to up covert air strikes, which many say will have a disastrous effect on the civilian population and do little to stabilize the region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110619/yemen-air-strikes-militants-al-qaeda-saleh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Ali Abdullah Saleh Arab Spring Drone Wars World Leaders Yemen Conflict Zones Middle East Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:23:00 +0000 Jeb Boone 5652142 at http://www.globalpost.com