Peace Activists Arrested After Protesting US Drones in Nevada

From Democracy Now: US drone bombings have reportedly killed 687 Pakistani civilians since 2006. During that time, US Predator drones carried out sixty strikes inside Pakistan, but hit just ten of their actual targets. Last week, a group of peace activists last week staged the first major act of civil disobedience against the drone attacks in the United States. Fourteen people were arrested outside the Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, where Air Force personnel pilot the unmanned drones used in Pakistan. 

In the following video clip, DN’s Amy Goodman talks with Jeff Paterson, program director of Courage to Resist, an organization that supports troops who refuse to fight.

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