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Barack Obama Drones

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...

Obama Seeks Global Influence On Drones

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change) By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who vastly expand...

Will China Be As Secretive With Drones As The U.S.?

Posted 03.04.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

After the Obama administration's extensive use of the hotly debated drone program, other countries are following suit, particularly China. A 2012 ...

Preston Maddock

Drone Industry Faces PR Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Preston Maddock | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the debate over drone warfare rages on, the drone industry is worried it's getting a bad name. "There is fear amongst the general ...

Obama 'No Better' Than Bush In Key Area, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans believe that President Barack Obama is either worse or no better at protecting civil liberties than former President George W....

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Death-Dealing Drones And You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

It would not seem, at first blush, to be particularly helpful to use drone attacks to incinerate people who preach against al Qaeda. But I'm sure I am overthinking things. Omelettes and eggs, after all. Best not to question it.

Gates Backs Big Oversight On Drones

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Robert Gates, a former defense secretary and spymaster, is backing lawmakers' proposal to form a special court to review President Barac...

Kerry, Drones and Cultural Diplomacy

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 04.01.2013 | World
Pierre Guerlain

Cultural diplomacy or public diplomacy cannot be effective when coupled with acts of war. This is a lesson which major powers keep learning and also keep forgetting. Public diplomacy could not succeed in Iraq as long as military force was used.

Obama's Legacy: Drone Wars

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

During his second term, President Obama may take action on vital domestic issues but he will also continue the war on terror with a bloated national security establishment and ferocious use of killer drones.

Joshua Hersh

Pakistani Official: Drones Are Top Reason For Anti-Americanism

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.29.2012 | World

The foreign minister of Pakistan told a gathering in New York on Thursday evening that the top cause of anti-Americanism in her country is the U.S. ta...

Who Commands America's Killer Drones?

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 07.23.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- White House counterterror chief John Brennan has seized the lead in guiding the debate on which terror leaders will be targeted for dron...