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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.”  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Book Alleges Obama Told Aides About Drone Strikes: I’m ‘Really Good At Killing People’

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.”

11/03/2013

American drone strikes in Pakistan have prompted protests. (Getty Images)

U.N. Report: Drones Are Weapons Of Choice In Modern War

A United Nations report says unmanned aerial vehicles are the weapons of choice in modern warfare.

10/30/2013

Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Amnesty International: ‘Unlawful’ US Drone Strikes In Pakistan May Amount To War Crimes

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.

10/22/2013

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Court Rejects Claims Against ‘Three Cups’ Author

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.

10/10/2013

Screen capture of poll results offered by the Pew Research Center. (Credit: pewglobal.org)

Poll: 62 Percent Of Palestinian Muslims Say Suicide Bombings Are ‘Often’ Justified

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.

09/11/2013

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. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images)

Study: Arab Spring Adds To Religious Restrictions, Intolerance

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.

06/20/2013

File photo of Bradley Manning. (credit: Getty Images)

Aunt’s Statement At Manning Trial Becomes Evidence

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.

06/11/2013

The Obama administration is accusing Iran of increasing support for global terrorism to levels not seen for two decades. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US: Iran Support for Global Terror Surged in 2012

The Obama administration is accusing Iran of increasing support for global terrorism to levels not seen for two decades.

05/30/2013

File photo of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Despite Vow Of Transparency, White House Declines Comment On Drone Attack

The White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban’s second-in-command.

05/29/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about his administration's drone and counterterrorism policies, as well as the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

05/23/2013

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