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Anwar Al Aulaqi

A True-life Thriller About America's Covert Wars

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Few lawmakers have the guts to ask: What powers does our government have to kill people without due process? The larger question asked by Dirty Wars: What happens to us as Americans when we finally see what's hidden in plain sight?

New York Times Files Lawsuit

Posted 12.23.2011 | Media

The New York Times filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice on Thursday, in an attempt to obtain more information about the legal justificati...

Jaweed Kaleem

Some Muslims Question Anwar Al-Awlaki's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion

The U.S.-led killing in Yemen of al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S. born imam who was known for his Internet videos preaching violent jihad and...

Watch: U.S. Officials: Al Qaeda On Brink of Collapse

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

The killing of Osama bin Laden and seven years of drone strikes against Al Qaeda's leadership have left the organization near collapse according to U....

Al Qaeda On Brink Of Collapse, U.S. Officials Say

The Washington Post | Greg Miller | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

U.S. counterterrorism officials are increasingly convinced that the killing of Osama bin Laden and the toll of seven years of CIA drone strikes have p...

Al-Awlaki Decision Leaves Key Questions Unanswered

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Under what circumstances is the U.S. government allowed to target for death an individual suspected of participating in terrorism in a foreign country where we are not actively engaged in a war?

Killing an Arab-American: The Debate Over Anwar al-Aulaqi

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

There's no doubt that we've grown distrustful of our government lately, and with good reason. However, I find it hard to peg Anwar al-Aulaqi as anything other than a very serious threat to our national security.

Obama Invokes 'State Secrets' Claim To Dismiss Lawsuit Against Targeting Of U.S. Citizen

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Saturday invoked the state secrets privilege which would kill a lawsuit on behalf of U.S.-born cleric A...

Why We Sued to Represent Muslim Cleric Awlaki

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

The case of Anwar al-Awlaki revolves around issues that should be decided in a court of law, not with a drone strike. That is why we are defending him.

Anwar al-Aulaqi Added To CIA Target List: US Citizen Is First American On List

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has authorized the killing of a radical Muslim cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen believed to be...