Event Title

Drone Warfare: The Reality on the Ground in Pakistan

Speaker

Toby Blome

Streaming Media

Description

Toby Blome will give first hand accounts about life under daily drone surveillance in Waziristan, Pakistan, the civilians lost to hellfire missiles, the survivors stories, and the many ways everyday life throughout Pakistan has been seriously altered by the U.S. War on Terror. She will present information on how Obama's secret wars, using remotely controlled unmanned planes to carryout illegal targeted killing, have caused significant collateral damage and are ultimately counterproductive by inciting anti-American rage and animosity.

About the Lecturer: Toby Blome, organizer with the San Francisco chapter of CODEPINK, a women led peace and social justice organization.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

24-4-2013 12:00 PM

End Date

24-4-2013 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Drone surveillance, Drone warfare, Pakistan, Anti-American rage

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Apr 24th, 12:00 PM Apr 24th, 1:15 PM

Drone Warfare: The Reality on the Ground in Pakistan

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Toby Blome will give first hand accounts about life under daily drone surveillance in Waziristan, Pakistan, the civilians lost to hellfire missiles, the survivors stories, and the many ways everyday life throughout Pakistan has been seriously altered by the U.S. War on Terror. She will present information on how Obama's secret wars, using remotely controlled unmanned planes to carryout illegal targeted killing, have caused significant collateral damage and are ultimately counterproductive by inciting anti-American rage and animosity.

About the Lecturer: Toby Blome, organizer with the San Francisco chapter of CODEPINK, a women led peace and social justice organization.