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Peace Prize Winner and …. assassin

Brandon Bryant worked for five years as a drone pilot. From a container in New Mexico he guided drones on the other side of the Earth. Together with another pilot, he sat in something that resembles a cockpit of an airplane. The pilots used joysticks and buttons to manoevre the drones and to kill their victims.

In front of them, they had a number of TV screens, like in any other arcade shooting game. Only that their targets were real human beeings. The screens showed what the Predator drones did at their command in Afghanistan. Within five years Brandon Bryant had seen men, women and children die on the screen, because he had pressed a button. One day he could make it no more.

The murder of a child

Along with his co-pilot Bryant were sitting in front of the screens. They saw a…

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