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Will drone strikes become Obama’s Guantanamo?

An opinion piece from today’s Washington Post. The killing of the U.S.-born al-Qaeda cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki on Friday along with another U.S. citizen and two other al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen is likely to fuel the international controversy over the legality and wisdom … Continue reading

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Engelhardt on Obama’s 6 Wars

Iraq: Now largely the dregs of a counterinsurgency operation, this war will not end in 2011.  At his confirmation hearings, for instance, Panetta cited the existence of al-Qaeda in Iraq as a reason for U.S. troops to remain beyond an … Continue reading

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