The Weak Justification for Keeping the Targeted Killing Memos Secret

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 10:38 am

Ahead of the confirmation hearing for John Brennan, who President Barack Obama nominated to head the CIA, the Obama administration has instructed the Justice Department to provide copies of a targeted killing memo to the two intelligence committees in Congress. The Justice Department drafted a “white paper” explaining the legal basis for using the targeted [...]

Obama Administration Was Not Willing to Trust Romney with a Secret Kill List

By: Sunday November 25, 2012 10:32 am

The administration of United States President Barack Obama feared they might lose re-election and in the weeks before Election Day began to develop a set of rules for using drones, according to a New York Times report by Scott Shane. An unnamed official with the Obama administration told Shane: …“There was concern that the levers [...]

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