Wednesday, October 12, 2016

And peace broke out all over the world

“The Department of State issued its ‘Joint Declaration for the Export and Subsequent Use of Armed or Strike-Enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)’ on Oct. 5, and it’s been signed by 45 supporting nations. The declaration stipulates that the international community ‘must take appropriate transparency measures to ensure the responsible export and subsequent use of these systems.’”

http://breakingdefense.com/2016/10/states-new-armed-drone-policy-confuses-ends-with-means/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=35694125&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8p4EBsRk0Zlru6MSv2WRN2ufYtehbJOHlhG3OGzShqW0T2o-nEIZZ-QWDmZfzzZ1sndJ-EW5akp_RFlLHt-wrB9BqpZA&_hsmi=35694125


“Many U.S. allies such as Britain, Germany and Australia were among the countries that signed the declaration released by the U.S. State Department.

“France, Israel, Brazil, Russia and China, among other countries, did not sign …”

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-drones-idUSKCN1252IG

(Interesting that the U.S., which invades the air space of other countries and uses more drones to kill more people than all other users combined, comes up with an end-use piece of paper.)

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