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The Week to Week News Quiz for 11/22/13

11.24.2013
Muggings, drones, and Middle Eastern arrests fill up our latest Week to Week news quiz. See how much you've been following the news lately....

Pretend It Was President McCain

11.22.2013
Had McCain been president for the last five years, a lot of things would probably be the same, and some would be different. The biggest...
9 Reasons Drones Are Actually Awesome

9 Reasons Drones Are Actually Awesome

Andy McDonald  11.22.2013
Imagine a future chock full of unmanned vehicles, more commonly referred to by the ominous, near-Star Warsian term "drones." Did your brain...
House Committee Rejects Drone Casualty Records Provision

House Committee Rejects Drone Casualty Records Provision

11.21.2013
WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee rejected a proposal on Thursday that would have...

Mr. Gaber Goes to Washington

11.21.2013
Faisal bin Ali Gaber had little occasion to think of the West until last August, when missiles from an American drone struck his hometown...

What Can Obama Do in a Non-Magical Moment?

11.20.2013
Try as one might, it's pretty much impossible to miss how badly things have turned for President Barack Obama. Not that it hasn't been...
EU Nations To Jointly Produce New-Generation Drones

EU Nations To Jointly Produce New-Generation Drones

  11.19.2013
Several EU nations including France and Germany agreed Tuesday to join forces to develop new-generation drones, in a bid to close a gaping...
Wired Humanitarianism

Wired Humanitarianism

11.19.2013
The humanitarian community finds itself looking inward as it confronts twenty-first century emergencies. Some of the old guard worry that...

Drone Summit Demands End to Strikes, Surveillance

11.18.2013
Within view of the U.S. Capitol and just a little more than a mile from the White House, hundreds of of anti-drone proliferation activists,...
4 Arrested Outside Schumer Office

4 Arrested Outside Schumer Office

11.18.2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police say four people were arrested for disorderly conduct outside of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer's office...

Voices From the Drone Summit

11.17.2013
Nearly 400 people from many countries came together to gather information, protest, and develop strategies to end targeted killing by combat...

The Victims of Drones Take on Washington, D.C.

11.14.2013
As Predator drones are forced out into the light of day, the veneer about their pinpoint precision and effectiveness in fighting terrorism...

Will Jeh Johnson Make the Homeland More Secure?

11.11.2013
Johnson is an obscure figure to the general public, but his likely confirmation does not bode well for human rights, or your civil liberties....

Behind the Scenes: Pakistani Drone Strike Survivors in New York

11.11.2013
Despite the tragedy they have gone through, the Rehmans are like any other family I've met. In the few days I spent with the family while...