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Drone Policy

Obama Administration Releases Redacted Version Of Drone Policy

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has released a redacted version of President Barack Obama’s policy on drone strikes abroad following...

Obama Reportedly Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

A new book on the 2012 presidential campaign claims that President Barack Obama told aides that he is "really good at killing people." According t...

The Psycho Logic of Drones

Kelly James Clark | Posted 10.24.2013 | World
Kelly James Clark

The logic of drones seems impeccable. A bad guy is killed without collateral damage and with no loss of U.S. life. If only it were so.

The Masculinity Politics of the Rand Paul Filibuster

Jackson Katz | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Jackson Katz

The filibuster was a pivotal moment in the masculinity politics of the Republican Party, with potentially significant implications for future foreign policy debates.

Obama Seeks Global Influence On Drones

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change) By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who vastly expand...

Camel's Nose: Let's Outlaw Drone Strikes in the United States

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Some people will say: the government isn't conducting drone strikes in the U.S. There is no indication that the government plans to conduct drone strikes in the U.S. What is the point?

Former Clinton Chief Of Staff Slams Obama On Drone Policy

The Washington Post | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration is wrong to withhold these documents from Congress and the American people. I say this as a former White House chief of staff...

House Dems Press White House For More Info On Drone Program

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

House Democrats on Monday called for clarity surrounding President Barack Obama's use of unmanned drones, demanding the "full, unclassified release of...

Black Is White; Day Is Night; Dogs and Cats Living Together: Sen. Rand Paul's Talking Filibuster

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

When I wake up in the morning and find myself agreeing with U.S. Senator John McCain, and disagreeing with one of my favorite opinion writers, The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson, it's time to start looking for that rabbit hole I must have fallen down overnight.

A Plague of Drones

Gary Hart | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics
Gary Hart

The drone is new and effective and, for the time being, we own it. But not for long. As with almost every new weapon, its use is outrunning the law, ethics, and morality required by civilization to govern its use.

Senate Debates Brennan, Drone Policy

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky Republican Rand Paul took the floor of the U.S. Senat...

Did Senator Reveal Drone Death Toll?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

A US senator has said an estimated 4,700 people, including some civilians, have been killed in bombing raids conducted under America's secretive drone...

Obama and Drones: Unkept Promises

James Zogby | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics
James Zogby

President Obama promised an Administration that would respect due process, rule of law, judicial oversight, and a government that would be transparent and accountable. The "White Paper" fails to deliver on this promise.