In just half a term, the Kentucky Republican has shaken up Congress and in some ways the country with his brand of libertarian populism, filibustering President Barack Obama’s CIA director earlier this year and leading the fight against authorizing U.S. military action in Syria.
The FBI has been using drones to support its law enforcement operations since 2006 and has spent more than $3 million on the unmanned aircraft, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said Thursday.
Federal aviation officials are warning that people who fire guns at drones could be prosecuted or fined.
According to a recent study conducted by a US military adviser, drone strikes has killed 10 times more civilians than manned aircrafts.
Obama: Not ‘Constitutional For The Government To Target Or Kill Any US Citizen’ With A Drone Without Due Process
President Obama revealed clearer guidelines for drone strikes during a counterterrorism policy speech Thursday.
President Barack Obama will discuss the legality of his administration’s secret drone program and other counterterrorism practices during a speech Thursday, a White House official said.
It’s a good bet that in the not-so-distant future aerial drones will be part of Americans’ everyday lives, performing countless useful functions.
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.