Why Should AP Withhold Name of Country Where US Might Launch Drone & Kill Another US Citizen?

By: Monday February 10, 2014 3:49 pm

UPDATE – 9:00 PM EST: Late in the afternoon, the Los Angeles Times went ahead and released the name of the country: Pakistan. That it explains the concern. There definitely are special operations forces from the US operating covertly in the country and the US cannot call too much attention to them without risking blowback. [...]

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 [...]

Denver Teen’s Death by Drone Remains Shrouded in Secrecy

By: Monday October 15, 2012 1:06 pm

A lawsuit brought by the teenager’s grandfather provides details. He was born in Denver, Colorado on August 26, 1995. The American teen grew up in the United States. In 2002, he moved to Yemen with his family. He was in his first year of high school in Sana’a, where he lived with his mother, siblings, [...]

More Killing in Obama’s ‘War on Terror’ Than Bush’s ‘War’

By: Tuesday September 11, 2012 12:42 pm

Michael Hayden, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director under President George W. Bush, delivered a speech yesterday where he outlined the ways that President Barack Obama has managed a “practical consensus,” which has fostered “powerful continuity between two vastly different presidents”—himself and his predecessor, Bush. At the University of Michigan last Friday, according to Wired, [...]

Newsweek’s Manipulative Propaganda on Drones

By: Saturday June 9, 2012 1:42 pm

Daniel Klaidman is the author of a new book, Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency, and in a video recently posted to the Daily Beast website, Klaidman evangelizes the utility and innovation of drone warfare while at the same time dismissing critics of Obama’s drone program. The [...]

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