Operation Ramstein: Former German Teacher Tries To End US Drone War

International humanitarian organizations have condemned US drone strikes as violating international law.

Yemenis walk past graffiti showing a US drone. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

A federal administrative court in the German city of Leipzig is expected to rule on a lawsuit filed by former teacher Wolfgang Jung, who wants Berlin to shut down Ramstein air base that lies at the heart of the Pentagon's highly controversial drone war in the Middle East and Africa. Jung maintains that Washington's drone campaign violates

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Grandma Goes To Jail For Peaceful Drone War Protest

On Tuesday, a New York grandmother returned to jail on previous charges filed against her for protesting U.S. drone warfare in 2013. Mary Anne Grady Flores, 58, was photographing other activists as they peacefully protested armed drones at the Syracuse Hancock Air Base in February 2013. Judges in the town of DeWitt, where the base […]

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On Tuesday, a New York grandmother returned to jail on previous charges filed against her for protesting U.S. drone warfare in 2013. Mary Anne Grady Flores, 58, was photographing other activists as they peacefully protested armed drones at the Syracuse Hancock Air Base in February 2013. Judges in the town of DeWitt, where the base is located,

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Germany Is The Tell-Tale Heart Of America’s Drone War

The U.S. government maintains that its drone strikes against al Qaeda and its “associated forces” are legal, even outside of declared war zones. But German legal officials have suggested that such operations are only justifiable in actual war zones.

US Air Force (USAF) C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft assigned to Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany, flies over the Ramstein AB tower, before retiring to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) or "bone yard" at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB), Arizona.

Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany, flies over the Ramstein AB tower, before retiring to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) or "bone yard" at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. A TOP-SECRET U.S. intelligence document obtained by The Intercept confirms that the sprawling U.S. military base in Ramstein, Germany serves as the

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10 More Years: Obama Secures Foothold For Killer Drone War In Africa

President calls Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti ‘critical.’

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The United States has agreed to sign a long-term lease agreement with the government of Djibouti, President Obama announced Monday, cementing the U.S. military's presence at Camp Lemonnier, home to U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and key foothold for the killer drone program. In a statement announcing the agreement with Djibouti President Ismaïl

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