A new trade group study finds that the drone industry is expected to create more than 100,000 new jobs.
The gritty combat in Afghanistan is thousands of miles away. But the analysts in the cavernous room at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia relive the explosions, the carnage and the vivid after-battle assessments of the bombings over and over again.
Republicans split bitterly Thursday over a GOP senator’s old-school filibuster of President Barack Obama’s CIA nominee John Brennan amid claims that the administration could use drones to target Americans suspected of terrorism.
Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster of President Obama’s nomination for CIA director, John Brennan, continued to roll into its fifth hour on Wednesday.
Attorney General Eric Holder and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, got into a heated discussion during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about the use of drones against American citizens.
Obama Administration: President Authorized To Use Lethal Force Against American Citizens On U.S. Soil
In a letter to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Attorney General Eric Holder stated that President Obama does have the personal authority to use lethal force against American citizens on US soil.
Longtime reporter Dan Rather stated that he believes President Obama has been “fairly good” in office, but that he has broken his promise of increased transparency in The White House.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney stated that the Obama administration’s targeting of suspected international terrorists is “a good policy.”
Virginia lawmakers on Tuesday approved a two-year moratorium on the use of drones by police and government agencies.
A Defense Department agency successfully refueled drones while they were 45,000 feet in the air.