Jack L.B. Gohn: An informed debate begins about drones

&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 ...

The 7 Absolute Worst Reactions To Rand Paul’s Drone Filibuster

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

Drone strike kills militant in Pakistan | GulfNews.com

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

Could Obama have Hagel killed in a drone strike on American soil?

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

Militant Killed in US Drone Strike in Pakistan | Humanitarian …

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

AF removes RPA airstrike number from summary – Air Force News …

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

U.S. drone strike kills 2 in Pakistan

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

March 10: Tim Kaine, Tom Coburn, Cory Gardner, Tulsi Gabbard, Joe Scarborough, Ruth Marcus, Dee Dee Myers, Marsha …

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Most Americans approve of foreign drone strikes

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 ...

Five questions: Targeting Americans on U.S. soil

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