Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield

Author: Jeremy Scahill
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by teachrdan   2018-11-10
This seems like a false equivalence to me. While ad tech may be morally bad, by many people's standards (including mine) helping the US government kill people by remote control is far worse.

According to US military doctrine adopted under GW Bush and continued under Obama and Trump, the entire world--including allied countries with extradition treates!--is a battlefield[0]. The US has literally given itself license to attack and kill anyone we consider a threat anywhere on planet Earth without due process. That is reason enough to not contribute to a project making drone killing easier.

0. https://www.amazon.com/Dirty-Wars-Battlefield-Jeremy-Scahill...