Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” notes President Obama commenting on drone strikes, reportedly telling his aides that he’s “really good at killing people.”
A United Nations report says unmanned aerial vehicles are the weapons of choice in modern warfare.
In a report released today, entitled “Will I be next?’ US drone strikes in Pakistan,” the human rights group provides details about alleged victims of the attacks. Some of the killings may amount to be war crimes or extrajudicial executions.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected claims that author and humanitarian Greg Mortenson committed fraud by lying in his best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea” to boost sales and donations to the charity he co-founded.
An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.
A new data analysis finds that the onset of the Arab Spring in late 2010 did not spark new freedoms for people of the region, but instead, has led to more global restrictions on religion.
The mountain of classified material Army Pfc. Bradley Manning gave to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks revealed sensitive information about military operations and tactics, including code words and the name at least one enemy target, according to evidence the government presented Tuesday.
The Obama administration is accusing Iran of increasing support for global terrorism to levels not seen for two decades.
The White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban’s second-in-command.
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.