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Obama Drone Strikes

Sabrina Siddiqui

WATCH: Carney In Testy Exchange Over Drone Transparency

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday defended the Obama administration's decision to skip the first Senate hearing on dro...

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Ducks First Senate Hearing On Drones

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration failed to participate in the Senate's first hearing Tuesday on the use of drones for targeted killings, Senate ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Demanded Answers When Drone Killed American Teenager

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has never commented publicly on the targeted drone strike that accidentally killed Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, a 16-ye...

Obama Drone Program Targeted For Month-Long Activist Assault

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Opponents of President Barack Obama's drone policy are planning a month of protests in April, seeking to intensify attention on the administration's c...

Droning On

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Michael Brenner

It is becoming clear that the White House's reference date for getting the Afghan monkey off Uncle Sam's back is not December 31, 2014 -- despite solemn avowals. It is January 21, 2017, when Obama leaves office and retires to write his memoirs.

Ryan J. Reilly

Small ACLU Team Fights Drone Secrecy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration, in the face of harsh criticism from members of Congress, has recently promised more transparency surrounding the...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Rebuffs Democrats On Drone-Kill Memos

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama rebuffed senators from his own party Tuesday when they sought greater transparency on drone strikes, arguing that...

The Suddenly Scrambling Obama

William Bradley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama, trying a new tack on the sequester and overall fiscal fronts, has embarked on an extensive program of reaching out to Republican members of Congress, having privately had a number of them over a couple of evenings this week at the White House.

Jennifer Bendery

White House: Obama Has No Authority To Use Drones On Americans On U.S. Soil

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday tried to put to rest a simmering debate over President Barack Obama's drone policy, s...

Obama Administration Faces Ultimate Transparency Test

www.newyorker.com | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama vowed that when it came to counterterrorism in his second term, he would be “even more tra...

Resorting to Booing

Sam Koppelman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Teen
Sam Koppelman

Unless somebody is harming me personally (yes, this includes the SAT), I refrain from booing. That said, in the last month, almost every time I have seen an arrogant politico talking on television, I have cupped my mouth with my hands and let out a booming "Booooo."

State Lawmaker Pushes For Drone Regulations

Posted 02.25.2013 | Chicago

With increasing concerns over drone use on domestic soil, at least one state lawmaker wants to cut off their patch before they get to Illinois. Th...

Edward-Isaac Dovere: Explaining the Obama Drone Program

92nd Street Y | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

POLITICO White House Editor Edward-Isaac Dovere, recently spoke with us about the controversial Obama drone program. Dovere touched on how the Obama a...

Amanda Terkel

Lindsey Graham: Drone Strikes Have Killed 4,700 People

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) estimated that the United States has killed 4,700 people in drone strikes, saying he supported the Obama ad...

Obama: Americans Deserve To Know More About Drone War

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

* President insists on need for "checks and balances" * Appears to rule out targeting citizen on U.S. soil * Has intensi...

Amanda Terkel

Nancy Pelosi Ambivalent On Drones Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is not sure whether the public should be told when the federal government kills an America...

Is This the New Normal? Drone Strikes, Secret Memos and an Imperial President

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

When Barack Obama ascended to the presidency in 2008, there was a sense, at least among those who voted for him, that the country might change for the better.

HuffPost Reporter, Pat Buchanan Agree In Drone Debate

Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

"The McLaughlin Group" panel had a heated discussion this week on President Obama's use of drone strikes. While Mort Zuckerman and Eleanor Clift a...

Amanda Terkel

John McCain: Pentagon, Not CIA, Should Run Drone Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) wants to move the federal government's armed drone program to the Pentagon, arguing that the CIA should not b...

Senators Question Legality Of Drone Strikes

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee are demanding that they also see the classified opinions that justify ...

Michael McAuliff

Brennan Cool To Drone Death Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine independent Sen. Angus King floated the idea Thursday of creating a court to weigh in on America's drone death program -- an idea ...

CHANGE MY MIND: What Do You Think of Obama's Drone War?

Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

A Justice Department memo obtained this week by NBC News revealed that U.S. citizens who engage in terrorist activities anywhere are fair game for dro...

Obama And Drone Strikes: 'It Is Not What I Fought For'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

"It is horrible. As a Naval Officer in Vietnam, it is not what I fought for." That's what Leonard Magazine, a HuffPost reader from Battle Ground, W...

Targeted Killing Program

Hector Villagra | Posted 04.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Hector Villagra

Obama deserves nothing but the harshest criticism for claiming that the executive can wield the power to kill U.S. citizens with no accountability, whether before or even after the fact.

Obama's Drone Leaks: New Imminence, Old Tactics

Noura Erakat | Posted 04.09.2013 | World
Noura Erakat

We do not have access to the Obama administration's complete legal memo but we have enough in this leaked white paper to know that it does not bode well for global order and stability.