File photo shows a US assassination drone in action.
Thu Mar 6, 2014 3:13PM GMT
By Catherine Shakdam
Once again Washington’s counter-terror drone campaign has had activists and anti-war campaigners in an uproar as more evidences of gross negligence has surfaced, raising some very disturbing questions as to the nature of America’ so-called war on terror and more importantly the actual purpose it is serving.
For the second year in a row, Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, has slammed the United States of America for its complete and utter disregard for international law and its trivialization of the sanctity of human life by so casually putting civilian populations in the line of fire.
Philip Giraldi, a former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the United States Central Intelligence Agency, wrote on the matter, “This report raises serious concerns about the assertions made…
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