Barack Obama

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
An MQ-9 Reaper lands in Afghanistan. (Photo: U.S. Airforce)
Under former President Barack Obama, covert operations flourished with the widely-adopted use of killer drones, though some internal policies sought to keep those potentially boundless war powers in check. Now, as many feared , it seems that his successor President Donald Trump is seeking to undo those restraints, making it easier to order attacks...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The hourglass is running out. The Department of Justice has until the end of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Leading members of the House Intelligence Committee have demanded that...

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Calling out abject hypocrisy, drone opponents have picked up and run with Michelle Obama's sad-eyed contribution to the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign in support of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist Boko Haram, arguing, in the words of one revamped sign, "Your Husband Has Killed More Muslim Girls Than Boko Haram Ever Could." There was also a flood of goofy responses and furious redos of Ann Coulter's racist redo of Obama's original, thus underlining the hazards of a...