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Ray McGovern> Silence of the Drones

Silence of the Drones The [Stanford/NYU] study cites statistics complied by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the non-profit organization based at City University in London, indicating 474 to 884 civilian deaths since 2004, including 176 children. The Bureau, a non-profit organization based at City University in London, has eyewitness sources on the ground in Pakistan. More

Ray McGovern> Silence of the Drones

Silence of the Drones The [Stanford/NYU] study cites statistics complied by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the non-profit organization based at City University in London, indicating 474 to 884 civilian deaths since 2004, including 176 children. The Bureau, a non-profit organization based at City University in London, has eyewitness sources on the ground in Pakistan. More

The New Obama Doctrine, A Six-Point Plan for Global War

The New Obama Doctrine, A Six-Point Plan for Global War Special Ops, Drones, Spy Games, Civilian Soldiers, Proxy Fighters, and Cyber Warfare By Nick Turse   June 14, 2012    Tom Dispatch It looked like a scene out of a Hollywood movie.  In the inky darkness, men in full combat gear, armed with automatic weapons and wearing More

The ACLU on Obama and core liberties, by Glenn Greenwald

The ACLU on Obama and core liberties BY GLENN GREENWALD     salon.com AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File In this photo taken Aug. 31, 2011, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House (updated below – Update II) WAMMToday Note:  The quotations in white are cut off, but click on them and you will More

How U.S. Citizens Are Suing Donald Rumsfeld for Torture

The answer to the question of how Rumsfeld can be sued for the crimes perpetrated by unnamed torturers provides a look at how civil liberties are faring under Obama’s presidency. Rumsfeld must face trial for torture David Szydloski, In These Times By denying the government’s motions to dismiss their complaints, two federal court decisions made More

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