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Yes, U.S. drones can be used to strike Americans on U.S. soil (updated 11/3/13)

After Senator Rand Paul warned he would filibuster the nomination of John Brennan to CIA director “until he answers the question of whether or not the president can kill American citizens through the drone strike program on US soil”, Attorney General Eric Holder … Continue reading

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In Shadow and Secret: Peering into the Soul of Obama’s Presidency

In this essay, I summarize and reflect upon Daniel Klaidman’s Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency (2012). My review is broad, but is particularly attuned to the issues surrounding targeted killing.   … Continue reading

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