June 24, 2012

Drones Blow Up Obama's Arab Outreach

Elise Jordan, The Daily Beast

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The drones have undermined Obama's soft power push.

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TAGGED: Arabs, Drones, Barack Obama


June 12, 2012
'Kill List' Violates Laws of War
Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Washington Post
A stunning report in the New York Times depicted President Obama poring over the equivalent of terrorist baseball cards, deciding who on a “kill list” would be targeted for elimination by drone attack. The revelations —... more ››
June 16, 2012
Who's Afraid of Obama's Kill List?
Fred Kaplan, Slate
What’s all the fuss about President Obama’s “kill list”? If there is a list of terrorists to be killed with drone strikes on the soil of a country where we’re not officially at war, shouldn’t... more ››
June 17, 2012
The Problem Drones Don't Solve
Terry McDermott, Los Angeles Times
Technology has improved since Vietnam and Cambodia. But we still can't bomb our way to victory. more ››
June 19, 2012
Iran and Chavez's Drones
Robert Beckhusen, Danger Room
The manager of Venezuela’s drone program is an engineer who helped build ballistic missiles for Iran. The engineer’s identity raises new questions about the purposes behind Venezuela’s drone program. But it’s also... more ››