The Obama administration will pass on a legal regime that enables President-elect Donald Trump to indefinitely hold alleged terrorism suspects away from any battlefield.
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 expanded and institutionalized several powers, especially related to national security, which will make it easier for Trump to impose his authority.