Drones Strikes



Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We’ve gathered a handful of stories that show how every time we think we’ve settled on a price for something, it slips out of our grasp. 

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The Washington Report

Will the U.S. government allow more surveillance oversight? Drone use in Yemen; and has the sequester really hurt the economy?

Monday, August 12, 2013

Host Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sangerabout President Obama's plan to provide greater oversight when it comes to government surveillance programs; we look at drone strikes in Yemen and what that means in the war on terror and Congress left for its' summer break without dealing with the budget. Has the sequester really hurt the economy?

The Takeaway

National Security and the Muslim World

Thursday, May 23, 2013

As President Obama addresses national security issues, Hussein Rashid of Hofstra University shares his thoughts on how targeted surveillance, drone strikes and other tactics affect our relations with the Muslim world, and with Muslims here at home. 

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Watch Live: President Obama on National Security Measures

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The president is expected to give an address about national security at 2 p.m. There's speculation that he will speak about Guantanamo Bay and the controversy over the use of drone strikes overseas that have killed four Americans.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How Obama Justified Killing Anwar al-Awlaki

Monday, March 11, 2013

The 2011 killing in Yemen of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki opened up a host of questions about the legal framework surrounding targeted killings. Charlie Savage, New York Times Washington correspondent covering presidential power and national security, discusses his recent reporting on the killing and the ongoing conversation around drone strikes.

Below: Rand Paul Addresses the al-Awlaki Killing in his 13-Hour Filibuster

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On The Media

On the Media: Drones, Jihad and Viral Videos

Friday, February 08, 2013

New disclosures begin to put the drone program into focus, a social-media campaign to reclaim the word jihad from extremists, and the story of the very first viral video.