&via=&related=DolcePixel” Those of us who have been urging disclosure of the legal reasoning behind the Administration’s drone killings policy have received nothing but vindication from the vital debate that ensued after the leakage last month of the Congressional Briefing, the so-called Department of Justice White Paper culled from Office of Legal Counsel memoranda. Even though ...
Sen. Rand Paul ‘s 13-hour-long filibuster of CIA director John Brennan ‘s nomination drew overwhelming admiration of libertarians, (many) conservatives, (some) liberals, and principled progressives. But, naturally, it also drew a fair amount of anger and mockery from dismissive liberals and neoconservatives alike. Seething condescension, accusations of “craziness” and “empty-headedness,” and … Full story
Miranshah, Pakistan: A US drone strike on Sunday killed at least one militant riding on horseback in a mountainous area of Pakistan’s northwestern tribal belt … Full story
I’m just wondering, that’s all because it could calm a few Israel lobby nerves if Obama had Hagel killed. And according to this Glenn Greenwald Guardian … Full story
Intelligence officials in Pakistan say a suspected U.S. drone strike near the Afghan border has killed at least one militant who is believed to be a … Full story
As scrutiny and debate over the use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the American military increased last month, the Air Force reversed a policy of … Full story
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan, March 10 (UPI) — Officials said a U.S. drone fired missiles in Pakistan near the Afghan border Sunday, killing at least two people. Full story
And good Sunday morning. Full story
Poli-Sci Perspective is a weekly Wonkblog feature in which Georgetown University’s Dan Hopkins and George Washington University’s Danny Hayes and John Sides offer an empirical perspective on the issues dominating Washington. In this edition, Sides looks at the state of public opinion on drones. For past posts in the series, head here . Read full ...
Since 9/11, the United States has increasingly relied on drones to kill its enemies and to chip away at terrorism around the globe. Drone warfare has always been controversial. read more Full story