This video from Britain is called Cable collaborator BT accused of aiding US drone strikes.
By Paddy McGuffin in Britain:
Friday 29th August 2014
The charity says there is evidence that a cable laid by BT for the US military between RAF Croughton — a US base near Brackley in Northamptonshire — and Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti was tailored for use in the launching of drone strikes in Yemen and Somalia.
Reprieve argues that since the strikes are taking place in countries with which the US is not at war and have killed civilians, they violate international and domestic law.
The UK National Contact Point (UK NCP), the arm of BIS which is supposed to promote and police the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) guidelines for multinationals, this week declined to investigate BT for alleged violations of the OECD’s responsible business guidelines, saying it had no duty to do so.
Reprieve investigator Kevin Lo said: “It’s now clear there are serious questions to be asked about BT’s possible support for US drone strikes. The government should reopen its investigation as soon as possible, and demand some answers on behalf of the strikes’ civilian victims.”
A COMMISSION chaired by former head of intelligence agency GCHQ Sir David Omand called on the British government yesterday to distance itself from the US drone programme: here.
Leaked internal CIA document admits US drone program “counterproductive”. Document published by Wikileaks reveals agency’s own internal review found key counter-terrorism strategy “may increase support” for the groups it targets: here.
The appallingly high number of unidentified people killed in America’s drone war: here.
Britain’s complicity in shady US drone strikes was once again thrown under the spotlight yesterday after a German newspaper obtained a secret “kill list” including Afghan and Pakistani targets. Der Spiegel detailed documents apparently showing that Nato and British forces in Afghanistan planned to target and kill hundreds of individuals across the border in Pakistan: here.
US drone strike against Somalia: here.