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2015/05/22 14:14
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, April 23, 2015. Obama on Thursday apologized for a counterterrorism operation in...
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2015/05/15 21:19
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House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Tex.) drafted the Pentagon spending bill. (Evy Mages/Getty Images) The House approved the annual Pentagon policy bill Friday after a tense debate over...
2015/05/13 23:43
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Following President Obama’s acknowledgement that a US drone strike killed an Italian and US citizen held in Pakistan, and his announcement of an independent investigation into the strike, a group of...
2015/05/08 16:24
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President Barack Obama announced two years ago that he wanted the armed forces, not a civilian intelligence agency, to be in charge of killing militants abroad who pose a threat to the United States....
2015/05/07 23:03
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Who's winning, who's losing, and why. On March 1, 1973, a group of gunmen stormed into a reception being held at the Saudi Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, taking hostage a group of diplomats that...
2015/05/07 22:59
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The FBI helped arrange a ransom payment from the family of Warren Weinstein, the Jewish American government contractor who had been held hostage by al-Qaida since 2011. News of the unsuccessful...
2015/05/07 17:14
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, April 23, 2015. Obama on Thursday apologized for a counterterrorism operation in...
2015/05/07 08:48
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This piece originally appeared on In the twenty-first-century world of drone warfare, one question with two aspects reigns supreme: Who counts? In Washington, the answers are the same: We don’t...
2015/05/07 08:43
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NEWS TO KNOWA U.S. drone strike targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan in January accidentally killed two hostages, President Barack Obama announced earlier today. The hostages who died in the...
2015/05/06 06:46
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Up close and personal — that describes targeting individuals in wartime, even when impersonal drone aircraft and electronics are employed. On April 23, President Barack Obama announced — and took...
2015/05/06 06:18
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WASHINGTON — The revelation last month that a CIA drone strike in Pakistan had killed an American hostage has reawakened a long-running debate on whether the intelligence agency should be in the drone...
2015/05/05 21:17
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Rep John Delaney has introduced legislation that he hopes would enable the government to better coordinate its efforts to rescue Americans captured overseas. The Montgomery County Democrat took the...
2015/05/05 08:48
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This piece originally appeared on As the war on terror nears its 14th anniversary — a war we seem to be losing, given jihadist advances in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen — the U.S. sticks stolidly to its...
2015/05/05 07:48
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In reality, war is nothing like that. It is ugly, bloody and destructive. The recent deaths of two hostages, American Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porto, in an American drone strike...
2015/05/04 22:19
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It is time to have a serious discussion about the use of drones — the unmanned weapons directed from far away that the U.S. government calls remotely piloted aircraft. Concern has heightened over...
2015/05/04 21:12
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In a past Pravda.Ru article entitled Obama: Nobel Peace Prize Winning War Criminal (02/07/2013), I discussed how Barack Obama became the first president to extrajudicially execute two American...
2015/05/04 16:05
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2015/05/03 10:24
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On Thursday, President Barack Obama revealed that a U.S. drone strike had killed Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, two aid workers held hostage on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Al Qaeda had...
2015/05/01 19:21
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it's acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror...
2015/05/01 18:06
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The congressman who represents the Maryland district of the family of an American captive killed in a drone strike is pushing for the creation of a hostage czar to coordinate...
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