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Drones, Trains, and China: How America's Budget Is Fighting the Wrong Battle

Drones, Trains, and China: How America's Budget Is Fighting the Wrong Battle

05.19.2014
If you want a measure of rise and decline, look no further than this comparison between U.S. and Chinese infrastructural build-ups, between,...
Does the Obama Administration Care About Innocents Killed by Drones?

Does the Obama Administration Care About Innocents Killed by Drones?

05.16.2014
How many innocent people will the Obama administration kill before it comes clean on who these people are and why they were taken from...
Drone Lawyer: Kill a 16 Year-Old, Get a Promotion

Drone Lawyer: Kill a 16 Year-Old, Get a Promotion

05.15.2014
Should someone who has done such immense damage to the rule of law and our moral sensibilities be awarded with a judgeship on the First...
Senator Rand Paul Defended

Senator Rand Paul Defended

05.13.2014
Senator Rand Paul is like Horatius at the bridge standing against the serial vandalizing of the Constitution by the President of the United...
Drone Wars Coming to a  Theater Near You

Drone Wars Coming to a Theater Near You

05.12.2014
Perhaps the billion dollar question is whether allowing all countries to hold armed drones increases the likelihood of war or détente....
The Three Faces of Drone War

The Three Faces of Drone War

05.12.2014
Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, two of those faces have,...

Yemen Urgently Needs a Lifeline: My Trip Report from Sana'a

05. 9.2014
This week in Yemen - with foreign reporters getting deported and the blood of dead Yemeni soldiers staining the grounds of the presidential...
FAA: U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone Earlier This Year

FAA: U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone Earlier This Year

Alwyn Scott  05. 9.2014
By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) - An American Airlines Group Inc aircraft almost collided with a drone above Florida earlier...
U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone

U.S. Airliner Nearly Collided With Drone

05. 9.2014
A U.S. airliner nearly collided with a drone over Florida earlier this year, a federal official said, a near miss that highlights risks...
News Outlets Challenge Ban On Drones

News Outlets Challenge Ban On Drones

By JOAN LOWY  05. 6.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen media organizations challenged the government's ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday,...
White House Offers To Show Senators Secret Drone Memo

White House Offers To Show Senators Secret Drone Memo

By NEDRA PICKLER  05. 6.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to head off another confirmation battle, the White House said Tuesday that it will allow senators to review...
Senators Drop Demand For Public Drone Death Tallies

Senators Drop Demand For Public Drone Death Tallies

04.29.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators have dropped a demand for a public declaration of how many civilians the United States kills in CIA drone...

How the U.S. Created the Afghan War -- and Then Lost It

04.29.2014
In six weeks, America's campaign to kill Jalaluddin Haqqani had resulted in 159 dead civilians, a flattened village, 37 destroyed homes,...

Why I'm Going to Yemen

04.25.2014
Following on the heels of the "massive and unprecedented" U.S. drone strikes in Yemen this month, which killed scores of Yemenis, I'm headed...