Naureen Shah

Naureen Shah is a lecturer in law at the Human Rights Institute at Columbia University School of Law, New York

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Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 9:15am
Dear Privacy Board: It’s Us, Earth's Other 95%
There are seven billion people in the world, and 95 percent of them live outside the United States. We know from dozens of revelations from the last year that few, if any, are immune from the watchful eyes of the National Security Agency. Yet in its latest report on surveillance, the government’s...
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 7:25am
Time for the Truth about 'Targeted' Killings and US Drones' Civilian Victims
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Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 9:50am
Obama Has Not Delivered on May's Promise of Transparency on Drones
The past two weeks have seen an escalation in drone strikes more dramatic than any since 2009.
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Monday, May 27, 2013 - 8:57am
Rhetoric or Reality on Drones?
In a major address on national security a few days ago, President Obama at last found his voice on the issue of drone strikes. He rejected endless war and secret killings. He admitted that drones are no cure-all for terrorism. He recognized that the best answer for extremism, with its complex dynamics of poverty and political discord, is sometimes not a drone, but diplomacy and aid.
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 1:43pm
New Director John Brennan Must Kill the CIA's Drone Assassination Policy
Monday, President Obama nominated John Brennan – the architect of his secretive, deadly drone program – to head the CIA.
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Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 6:51am
Drone Attacks and the Brennan Doctrine
In remarks on Monday, US counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan admitted for the first time that US drones have killed civilians. "It is exceedingly rare, but it has happened," he said.
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