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Drone Transparency

Matt Sledge

New Bill Would Force Obama Administration To Count Drone Deaths

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Drone strikes under President Barack Obama have killed an estimated 2,400 people -- but there has never been an official count. That would change unde...

Matt Sledge

Drone Victims' Visit To Congress Spurs Calls For Greater Transparency

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three victims of a drone strike in Pakistan spoke Tuesday at a Congressional briefing to call for an explanation of why a grandmother wa...

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...

Former Clinton Chief Of Staff Slams Obama On Drone Policy

The Washington Post | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration is wrong to withhold these documents from Congress and the American people. I say this as a former White House chief of staff...

Joshua Hersh

UN Launches Drones Investigation Into Legality Of US Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The United Nations opened a major new investigation on Thursday into the United States' use of drones and targeted assassinations. Th...

Drones: An Outlier In A Transparent Presidency

Sarah Holewinski | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Sarah Holewinski

Who is targeted, why, how and what civilian protection measures are put in place are unknown to anyone but a tight inner circle of policy makers -- an about-face for a president who pledged a transparent government in his first term. And Congress is following his lead.