Tag Archives: Drones

A Painful Silence from New York’s Progressive Congressmen on Drone Killings

A bill currently pending in Congress would require the administration to come clean about the killings it is carrying out with drones around the world. The bill — the HR 4372: the Targeted Lethal Force Transparency Act — stems from … Continue reading

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A Layman Reads Obama’s “Targeted Killing” Memo

by Joe Scarry Now that it is available online, every American should read the Justice Department memo approving the targeted killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki. There is a lot in the memo, much of it recitation of precedents, and teasing apart of … Continue reading

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Stop the Drones!

by Darren Wolfe Hoping to stop the drone command center from opening about 50 people came out to protest on May 31, 2014. We stood outside of the Horsham Air Guard Station in Horsham, PA waving signs, listening to moving … Continue reading

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Why focus on drone attacks?

by Joe Scarry Drones: serving man. (Or . . . ?) The months of April and May saw a large number of protests against the U.S. program of targeted killing with drones, and progress in challenging that program in Congress.An interesting question … Continue reading

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Secret memos and Presidential “authority” to kill Americans

by Alan Gilbert Laws are public. But David Barron’s memos, licensing the President to murder Americans far from the field of battle, are secret. ***Executive power which is not tyrannical does not allow the President to act as a court of … Continue reading

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