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5 Years Of Obama Drone Strikes Leave 2,400 Dead

The Bureau Of Investigative Journalism | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Five years ago, on January 23 2009, a CIA drone flattened a house in Pakistan’s tribal regions. It was the third day of Barack Obama’s presidency,...

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...

Friday Talking Points: Droning On

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Up until now, President Obama has mostly gotten a pass for his extension of the drone warfare that began under President Bush. The folks on the Right have a good point -- what would the Left have had to say about such a state of affairs if President Romney were in the Oval Office?

Michael Calderone

Media Slow To Cover Drones In Obama's First Term | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- It's been all drones all the time this week. NBC News kicked things off Monday with a major scoop on the administration's legal rational...

The Bellicosity of a Democrat's Second Term

Anthony Gregory | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Anthony Gregory

In the last hundred years, starting when early 20th-century progressivism began shaping the ideology of the modern Democratic Party, the trend seems clear: Democrats seem to become more bellicose in their second term.

Drone Attacks: When War Machines Work, and When They Don't

Todd Brewster | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Todd Brewster

New forms of weaponry give us a technical advantage that may be unbeatable on the battlefield, but even with such superiority the mission -- achieving a durable peace and a political result -- may remain elusive.

How Drones Challenge Our Political System

Ken Allen | Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology
Ken Allen

The use of drones for military purposes is accelerating rapidly. To better understand the problems raised by drones, it is essential to set them within the context of the broader crisis our political system faces today.

The Assassination President?

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Feisal G. Mohamed

If George W. Bush was the torture president, Barack Obama's pet human rights violation is extrajudicial killing.