MQ-9 Reaper Drone (Photo: United States Air Force) During a hearing on Capitol Hill, General Frank McKenzie, the commander for United States Central Command, contended a drone strike that killed an aid worker and his family in Kabul, Afghanistan, did not occur under any pressure to retaliate. The drone operators
The Daniel Hale Support Team releases the drone whistleblower's full statement from sentencing on July 27.
Not only did drone whistleblower Brandon Bryant and his defense defeat a political case, but they convinced a jury to acquit Brandon a day early.
Daniel Hale (Photo: Bob Hayes) Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the “unauthorized disclosure” of information. The
Now the United States Justice Department under President Joe Biden embraces a political prosecution inherited from the Trump Justice Department.
"The truest truism that I’ve come to understand about the nature of war is that war is trauma," Daniel Hale shared with the judge.
A federal judge ordered drone whistleblower Daniel Hale's arrest, and United States authorities took him into custody on May 4.