Obama Promised to Divulge More on Drones 6 Months Ago
Who can be targeted, what's the precise legal rationale behind strikes, does the U.S. compensate for civilian casualties, and other questions we still have about America's ongoing drone war.
Drone Makers Gather to Defend Their Much-Maligned Machines
At a recent conference on drones, manufacturers argue that drones don’t kill; the people ordering them around do.
In Big Win for Defense, Obama Rolls Back Limits on Arms Exports
Critics, including some who’ve worked on enforcing arms export laws, say the changes could undermine efforts to prevent arms smuggling to Iran and others.
Obama Administration Helped Kill Transparency Push on Military Aid
Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year?
Young Soldiers at Guantanamo Bay Are Getting 9/11 History Lessons
They were only in grade school when the World Trade Center fell.
Does the U.S. Pay Families When Drones Kill Innocent Yemenis?
We requested information on how the U.S. handles condolence payments for civilian drone strike deaths in Yemen. But the military won’t reveal a thing.
Who Is the United States at War With? That's Classified Information
President Obama has repeatedly said the U.S. is targeting Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.