Daphne Eviatar

Daphne Eviatar is Director of the Security with Human Rights program at Amnesty International USA. Follow her on Twitter:  @deviatar

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"The United States is already using lethal force against a broad array of armed groups across the Middle East and Africa, arguing it has the authority to do so under the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Military Force (AUMF)."(Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Corker’s Proposal Hands Trump A Dangerous, Open-Ended War Authorization
While the media is focused on the Trump administration’s strikes against Syria, there’s another effort to entrench and expand the U.S. global war posture that’s getting less attention. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, recently announced that he plans to...
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Monday, October 19, 2015
9/11 Military Commission Stalls Again Over Defense Representation Rights
It was a typical Monday morning at the Guantanamo military commissions. Within the first 15 minutes, the judge had to adjourn the pre-trial hearing in the case of the five defendants accused of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, this time because one of the defendants had asked a question...
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Friday, June 01, 2012
Kill the 'Kill List': Obama's Assassination Program is Illegal and Immoral
Earlier this week, the New York Times published a stunning front-page article by Jo Becker and Scott Shane that portrays U.S. President Barack Obama as so genuinely concerned about the ethics of U.S. warfare that he's taken to personally reviewing the government's "kill list" to make the ultimate moral calculation of who gets to live or die, based on secret U.S. intelligence.
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