More on the New York Times’ Anwar Al-Awlaki Drone Killing Story

By: Tuesday March 12, 2013 5:42 pm

Sourced to current and former legal and counterterrorism officials in the United States government, the New York Times published a story on Sunday on the killing of US-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was targeted by a CIA drone without charge or trial on September 30, 2011. Much of the material in the story from anonymous individuals [...]

The Only CIA Officer Scheduled to Go to Jail Over Torture Never Tortured Anybody

By: Sunday January 6, 2013 10:52 am

Reporter for the New York Times, Scott Shane, wrote a feature story on the case of former CIA agent John Kiriakou, who is the first from the agency to face jail time for a classified leak. He is to be sentenced to 30 months of jail on January 25. Kiriakou pled guilty to the charge [...]

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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