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White House Drones

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...

United States Accelerates a Counterproductive Drone War in Yemen

Ivan Eland | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Ivan Eland

The drone war confirms what most experts on counterinsurgency have concluded: killing your way out of such situations rarely works and often creates more enemies to fight.

Ryan J. Reilly

Judge Seems Skeptical Of Administration's Argument In Drone Strikes Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge expressed skepticism on Friday over the Obama administration’s assertion that the judicial branch has no role in a law...

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 Pick On Fast Track For Approval After Major White House Agreement

Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

By RICHARD LARDNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — After lagging for weeks, John Brennan's nomination to be CIA director is on the fast track ...

Michael Calderone

Robert Gibbs: I Was Told To Not Acknowledge Drone Program Existed

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.24.2013 | Media

Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Sunday that he was told not to "acknowledge" or "discuss" the secret drone program when becoming ...

WATCH: Come On, Bill

Posted 02.08.2013 | Media

Bill O'Reilly sat down with Fox News' designated liberal host Bob Beckel on Wednesday night and claimed that NBC News has not been covering the contro...

Michael Calderone

White House Drone Dodge Reminiscent Of Bush Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.06.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- During Tuesday’s White House briefing, press secretary Jay Carney repeatedly directed reporters asking about the Obama administration’...

Joshua Hersh

Lawmakers Vent Frustration Over Drone Strike Secrecy

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A rare congressional hearing into the use of unmanned drones for targeted killings drew bipartisan agreement over the White House's lack...