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  • U.S. Must Have Checks On Drone Killings

    U.S. Must Have Checks On Drone Killings
    John Brennan, newly confirmed director of the CIA, assured Americans in a speech last year on targeted killing that there is "absolutely nothing casual" about the process of targeted killing, including that of American citizens. He included in this the...
  • Rand Paul gets filibuster relief from Pat Toomey

    Rand Paul gets filibuster relief from Pat Toomey
    Just after 11:30 p.m., a few hours after dining on steak as President Obama's dinner guest, Pat Toomey walked onto the Senate floor to give his Republican colleague a 15-minute respite from a filibuster that was approaching the 12-hour mark. The...
  • Obama's license to kill by drone

    Obama's license to kill by drone
    If you really want Washington's chattering classes to pay attention to something, an old saying goes, leak it to the media. Whoever leaked the Justice Department's 16-page confidential "white paper" memo on the use of armed drones to NBC News sparked...
  • Interrogation: Boundaries Of The Permissible

    "I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it." — Col. Nathan Jessep to Lt. Daniel Kaffee "A...
  • U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

     
    In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
  • U.S. thinks underwear bomb was built by Al Qaeda in Yemen

     
    The FBI is analyzing a sophisticated underwear bomb that U.S. officials believe was built by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen in an effort to target Western aviation....
  • Brennan defends U.S. drone attacks despite risks to civilians

     
    White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan on Sunday defended the administration's campaign of drone missile attacks against militants while acknowledging that the airstrikes have sometimes killed noncombatants....
  • Counter-terrorism official says drones help prevent deeper conflicts

     
    President Obama’s top counter-terrorism advisor defended using drones to launch deadly missiles against militants and terrorist leaders in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, arguing Monday that the unmanned aircraft have helped prevent deeper military...
  • Diplomatic silence shrouds Chinese dissident Chen's situation

     
    U.S. and Chinese officials maintained silence Monday on the location and fate of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng as both sides sought to avert a diplomatic crisis during Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's coming visit to Beijing....
  • Osama bin Laden: ‘Rock Center’ looks back at raid, goes inside White House Situation Room

     
    NBC anchor Williams will interview the president in the Situation Room. Williams also talks to Vice President Joe Biden; Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Adm. Mike Mullen, USN, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (from 2007 to 2011); Tom...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
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  • Joel Osteen on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Hilary Rosen on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    CBS' "Face the Nation" looks at the Hispanic vote in 2012 with former Gov. Haley Barbour, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and California Gov. Jerry Brown. The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. A panel about the war on terror since bin...