As the debate over drone strikes and targeted killings finally breaks into the mainstream, there remains a key aspect of the kill program that has been virtually ignored even by its most ardent detractors.
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Michael Isikoff of NBC News got his hands on a Justice Department white paper that contains the Obama administration’s legal framework for extrajudicial killings of US citizens abroad. The 16-page white paper expands on the rationale put forward by Attorney General Eric Holder last year in a speech at Northwestern University. If you thought that argument […]
In the backdrop of President Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense and John Brennan for CIA Director, the US war machine was busy dropping bombs on Pakistan, just one of the many countries where the US is waging an undeclared war. On Sunday, 17 people were killed in Pakistan’s tribal region in […]