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Protests to resume at Horsham drone command site

Protests to resume at Horsham drone command site

In 2013, the Air Force and the Pennsylvania National Guard announced the formation of a drone command center in Horsham Township, Montgomery County. The announcement stated that the facilities would be operational by 2015. In response, peace activists and others concerned with the ever-expanding CIA and Pentagon targeted-killing programs have rallied in protest outside the Horsham Air Guard Station. Monthly last-Saturday demonstrations will start up again from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday outside the base. Drone strikes have often been criticized as a combat strategy that fuels terrorism. Drone pilots and analysts have misidentified weddings and family gatherings as suspected terrorist...