Even Former National Security Officials Who Served Under Bush Think Obama’s Drone Policy Too Radical

By: Thursday June 26, 2014 6:13 pm

A global security think tank in Washington, DC, has released a report on President Barack Obama’s drone policy. It raises several concerns about the erosion of “sovereignty norms, blowback and the potential for never-ending war and suggests the administration has fought what amounts to a “multi-year covert killing program.” But what is most remarkable is [...]

Taking a Pragmatic & Intellectually Cowardly Position on US Drone Strikes in Pakistan

By: Friday September 28, 2012 2:22 pm

(update below) Clinics at the law schools of Stanford and New York University released a ground-breaking report on September 25 that challenged the “dominant narrative” that United States drones in Pakistan are a “surgically precise and effective tool,” which “makes the US safer by enabling ‘targeted killings’ of terrorists, with minimal downsides or collateral impacts.” [...]

Obama’s Personal Role in Drone Executions

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 4:56 pm

Described by the New York Times as a “sloppy strike,” on December 17, 2009, a US drone launched a cruise missile carrying cluster bombs and hit al-Majalah in the Abyan province of southern Yemen. The attack targeted Saleh Mohammed al-Anbouri, who allegedly had been bringing people from different countries to train them to become members [...]

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