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The head of the CIA’s Counter­terrorism Center, who presided over the agency’s drone campaign and directed the hunt for Osama
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Obama did not start the congressionally unauthorized drone wars in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia -- which because of this lack of legitimate authority are essentially murdering people without due process -- George W. Bush did. But Obama has accelerated the illegitimate killing.
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High-altitude testing of the U-2 soon led to an unexpected side effect -- a tremendous increase in reports of unidentified
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“This is a remarkable brief, not least because it was filed on the same day that President Obama emphasized his commitment
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As I listened to the stories of the survivors and victims, it became strikingly apparent that the CIA simply had no idea whom they were targeting. These strikes may be technically accurate, but the intelligence on which they are based is damningly flawed.
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Drone strikes in Yemen, where the U.S. military already conducts operations with Yemeni forces, would be run by the armed
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Nek Muhammad knew he was being followed. Read more on New York Times
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WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, voiced concerns on Sunday about the
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What is publicly known about the drone program stems from a series of news reports, including key stories from The New York
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A federal appeals court rebuffed the Obama administration's drone policy on Friday, ruling that the CIA stretched its considerable secrecy powers "too far." The stinging decision may be the biggest news in the war on terror that you've never heard about.
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A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's decision that dismissed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the CIA, ruling on Friday that it was neither "logical nor plausible" for the government to contend the agency had no interest in drone strikes.
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The American Civil Liberties Union is suing for information about the CIA's drone program. The U.S. Court of Appeals for
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John Brennan, President Barack Obama's nominee to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, didn't officially acknowledge the CIA's role in the use of drones in the targeted killing of suspected terrorists overseas during his testimony last week, a Justice Department lawyer contended in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit this week.
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WASHINGTON -- John Brennan, President Barack Obama's nominee to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, didn't officially
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that he was pleased the Obama administration decided
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A lack of accountability in the US and UK's drone programs has prompted the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to launch an investigation into potential war crimes. Jessica Corsi, Josh Hersh and Naureen Shah join Ahmed to discuss.
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The U.S. development and growing use of armed drones has not "opened a huge Pandora's box which will make us wish we had
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"Our criteria for using [drones] is very tight and very strict," Obama insisted in August. In an interview with CNN, Obama
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The same brief framed it another way: "Even if there is speculation about a fact, unless an agency officially confirms that