Down with Drone War Silence

The world recently celebrated Malala Day in honor of the young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, an innocent victim of political violence perpetrated by the Taliban. She is rightfully honored as a hero for her willingness to speak up for her right to an education and against religious extremism. However, while her bravery deserved the attention … Continue reading “Down with Drone War Silence”

Blackwater: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Blackwater (rebranded as Xe in an effort to escape the negative publicity associated with their former name), recently received a $100 million contract from the CIA to secure its bases in Afghanistan. The State Department also awarded them $120 million to provide security for new diplomatic buildings, including consulates outside Kabul, giving the firm a total of $220 … Continue reading “Blackwater: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop”