January 30, 2013

Washington's Targeted Killings Are Too Secret

Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times

Northrop Grumman

The administration should spell out criteria for the assassination of suspected terrorists abroad.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, United States, Drones


January 22, 2013
Tying the Hands of Our Drone Targeters
Marc Thiessen, AEIdeas
Does Barack Obama intend to end the drone war before leaving office four years from now? There are troubling indications that he may well do just that. more ››
January 24, 2013
Drones Bring Perpetual War to America
Rosa Brooks, Foreign Policy
With drones, we can pretend to have peace while actually having perpetual war. We can bring the soldiers home, something the public is manifestly eager to do, but still make trouble happen in places a long way off. And we will.... more ››
January 25, 2013
Germany Plans to Deploy Armed Drones
Veit Medick, Der Spiegel
A document obtained by SPIEGEL ONLINE indicates the German government is preparing to procure armed drones for foreign combat. Opposition politicians are outraged by the development and note that the use of weapons-equipped... more ››
January 29, 2013
U.S. Plans Base for Drones in North Africa
Eric Schmitt, NY Times
The United States military is preparing to establish a drone base in northwest Africa so that it can increase surveillance missions on the local affiliate of Al Qaeda and other Islamist extremist groups that American and other... more ››
January 23, 2013
Think Pakistanis Hate Drones? Nope
Fair, Kaltenthaler & Miller, Atlantic
Observers of Pakistani politics say Pakistanis universally loathe the American drone strikes against Islamist militants in Pakistan's tribal belt. The view is based on anecdotal accounts of Pakistanis, but not the ones most... more ››