Category Archives: Turkey

U.S. Predators in Turkey: Operation Nomad Shadow, and the resonance chamber

Craig Whitlock from the Washington Post reveals more details on the joint U.S.-Turkey Predator surveillance program. Despite only providing geo-spatial “intelligence”, it is another instance of U.S. military personnel (and private contractors) being enrolled in a low-level “kill chain” without … Continue reading

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U.S. Predator drone in Turkey involved in death of 34 civilians in December 2011

In December 2011 a U.S. Predator drone was involved in an airstrike that killed of 34 civilians on the Turkish-Iraqi border. The Turkish military has been in a civil war with Kurdish separatists, the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), since the … Continue reading

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US to supply Turky drones

The United States has agreed “in principle” to deploy Predator drones on Turkish soil, the Turkish prime minister said Friday. Turkey has offered to buy or lease the drones, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. The United States currently shares … Continue reading

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