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‘Sovereign Citizens’ members arrested with help of Predator drone

A family in North Dakota that were members of the “Sovereign Citizens” movement became in June the first American citizens in history to be arrested with the help of Predator drone aircraft, according to a report published Monday morning. The arrests happened after members of the Brossart family chased off…

CIA used stealth drones to monitor Bin Laden: report

WASHINGTON — The CIA flew stealth drones on dozens of secret missions deep into Pakistan to monitor Osama bin Laden’s compound before US commandos killed him, The Washington Post reported. Citing current and former US officials, the Post said the Central Intelligence Agency used the highly sophisticated unmanned planes to…

Exclusive: Obama has taken a ‘profoundly troubling’ position on assassinations, ACLU tells Raw

Disclosure of government secrets often has little to do with the public’s right to know and has everything to do an official’s need to tell, according to ACLU deputy director Jameel Jaffer. And that’s especially true when it comes to assassinations, which have not traditionally been an openly admitted component…

US fires 118 drone bombs at Pakistan, killing just two most-wanted terrorists

WASHINGTON – Over one-hundred drone strikes in Pakistan last year ended up killing a total of 2 terrorists on the US most-wanted list, according to independent estimates. In 2010, the CIA launched a total of 118 drone attacks in Pakistan, each costing more than $1 million, The Washington Post reported.…

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