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Obama Drone

Ali Watkins

Obama Administration On Plan To Take Away CIA's Drones: Never Mind, Keep 'Em

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has abandoned his two-year push to consolidate his controversial targeted killing program under Pentagon control ...

Ali Watkins

In Classified Corners Of Defense Bill, Lawmakers Back Drone Overhaul

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A classified annex to the National Defense Authorization Act seeks to further enable the White House’s long-promised transition to end...

Ali Watkins

Blurry Covert Lines Limit Chances Of Drone Program Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After last week’s tragic news that an errant CIA drone strike had mistakenly taken out an American and an Italian hostage in Pakistan,...

Ali Watkins

Two Years Later, White House Still Hitting Roadblocks In Effort To Move Drone Program Out Of CIA Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a May 2013 speech at the National Defense University, President Barack Obama offered a rare glimpse into upcoming changes to one of t...

Former Aides Hit Obama On Drone Transparency

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Several former administration officials who are now out of government are criticizing President Barack Obama over the secretive nature of the U.S. dro...

Drone PTSD

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Remotely Piloted War

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
Tom Engelhardt

Think about it: What does a drone do? Like a modern car factory, it replaces a pilot, a skilled job that takes significant training, with robotics and a degraded version of the same job outsourced elsewhere.