The lawyer who drafted the White House drone policy says the United States would rather kill suspects than send them to the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
Britain has no strategic or economic reason for waging war in Afghanistan, which is why Cameron has to spout his ritualistic nonsense about us being there to stop them being here.
Report and videos of the first national demonstration against UK drones, on 27 April 2013, when hundreds marched on Britain's drones base at RAF Waddington.
The government admits that on top of hundreds of missions using the UK's own drones in Afghanistan, the RAF has carried out more than 2,000 missions using ‘borrowed’ US armed drones.
American officials say the CIA's bags of cash are the biggest source of corruption in Afghanistan, undermining Washington's exit strategy from the country.
The US and Israel fear chemical weapons might end up in the armoury of the rebels, especially the Islamists, that Washington, London, Paris, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are supporting.
Any real move towards peace in the Middle East would mean ending all aid to Israel (the 26th wealthiest country in the world) until it ends its violations of international law and human rights.
A US war in Syria, will look less like Iraq and more like Afghanistan 1979–88, when the United States backed an Islamist-dominated insurgency against a Russian-backed regime.
Drones, controlled far away from conflict zones, ease politicians' decisions to launch military strikes and order extra-judicial assassinations, without democratic oversight.
The alliance of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Israel, Jordan and the western powers has in its sights the taking out of Syria as a key ally of Iran, and with it Hezbollah in Lebanon.