Targeted Killings & the Right to Know When Your Government Can Kill You

By: Thursday March 14, 2013 12:18 pm

The notion that any presidential administration or Executive Branch agency can keep secret official interpretations of the law is indefensible. A few members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives understand this and are pushing to find out information about President Barack Obama’s targeted killing program that the public has a right to [...]

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 [...]

FOLLOW THE DISSENTER
TODAY’S TOP POSTS
JOHN KIRIAKOU’S LETTERS FROM LORETTO
Advertisement
Kevin Gosztola on Twitter

Close