Obama’s Legacy: Institutionalizing Assassination Complex For Any President To Play Judge, Jury, And Executioner
As President Barack Obama’s administration comes closer to an end, the number of civilians killed by United States drone strikes in Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen is at least 500, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Nearly all of the drone strikes were a part of the
President Barack Obama’s administration institutionalized a drone program that involves a targeted assassination policy for individuals put on kill lists. It not only devastated the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in countries, like Afghanistan, but it traumatizes the military officers, who are part of the system which makes
President Barack Obama expanded and institutionalized several powers, especially related to national security, which will make it easier for Trump to impose his authority.
Anohni confronts the inhumanity and destruction of drone warfare on her new album, “Hopelessness.”
Kevin Gosztola talks to Jeremy Scahill about his new book based on the “Drone Papers,” including top secret documents on the expanded use of assassinations.
Kevin Gosztola and The Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill discuss The Assassination Complex, a collection of reporting on the US secret assassination policy.
The Obama administration intended to create the perception that it would disclose numbers, thereby diminishing concerns about human rights violations.
Appearing on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation,’ Sanders praised Obama’s expansive military policy while condemning Clinton for her support of foreign wars.
Four former drone operators spoke out about their experiences piloting and killing, including children, with America’s lethal fleet of drones.
The United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations sent officers to the home of the mother of a drone whistleblower to inform her she was on an Islamic State “hit list.” The officers indicated her information was compromised in the Office of Personnel Management hack, however, the drone whistleblower’s