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"In the name of counterterrorism, U.S. presidents have for two decades authorized unlawful, secretive, and unaccountable killing abroad," the ACLU's Hina Shamsi said on Thursday, March 4, 2021. (Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images) News
ACLU to Biden: Do Not 'Review' Drone Killing Program—End It Once and for All
"Tinkering with the bureaucracy of this extrajudicial killing program will only entrench American abuses," said the group's national security expert.
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Bilal Abdul Kareem, an American journalist, believes he may be on the U.S. government's "kill list." (Photo: Bilal Abdul Kareem/Twitter) News
About to Have His Day in Court, This American Journalist Wants to Know If He's on the US 'Kill List'
Award-winning war reporter Bilal Abdul Kareem, who says he has been the target of numerous U.S.-led airstrikes, was also wounded by Syrian tank fire while covering the country's civil war.
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"An American global killing machine (quite literally so, given that growing force of drones) is now at the beck and call of a single, unaccountable individual. This is the nightmare the founding fathers tried to protect us from." (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt/Public Domain) Views
Droning the World: The Assassination Complex From Bush to Obama to Trump
How the U.S. presidency became a killing machine.
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A demonstrator holds a banner during a rally named "No War With Iran" in Foley Square on January 9, 2020 in New York City. The House adopted a war powers resolution Thursday with the aim of limiting President Donald Trumps military actions against Iran. (Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Views
The Assassin's Creed in the Age of Endless War and Trump
This is the world in which we now live, one of endless war, where victory is not only impossible but undesirable, and where a mad king can run amok, and we the people just nod and go about our day. It will remain so until the American public decides that we have had enough
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Major General Qasem Soleimani, pictured here on April 11, 2016, was killed Friday in Iraq by a U.S. drone attack ordered by President Donald Trump. (Photo: Khamenei.ir/cc) Views
Soleimani Strike Marks a Novel Shift in Targeted Killing, Dangerous to the Global Order
This new development shows how the influence of the open-ended military campaign against al-Qaeda and the Islamic State is washing back into the inter-state realm, imperiling the line between war and peace.
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US Government's Refusal to Confirm or Deny It Put American Journalist on Drone Kill List Called 'Chilling'
"The government seeks to shield itself from all inquiry into the process by which it acts as prosecutor, judge, jury, and executioner."
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Can US Government 'Secretly Plot to Assassinate' Americans Without Due Process? Judge Says No, Allowing Case Against 'Kill List' to Proceed
"For too long, the U.S. Government has sentenced people to death in secret, including American citizens, denying them their constitutionally-guaranteed right to walk through the courthouse doors and defend themselves."
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Trump Plans to Make It Easier to Kill Civilians with Drones. Sadly, We Can Thank Obama for That.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
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"Since President Trump took office, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has recorded at least 90 U.S. airstrikes in Yemen," Reprieve's new report notes. News
New Project Highlights 'Brutality' of Trump's Overseas Assassination Campaign
Alongside a new report, the human rights organization Reprieve launched 'Death by Data' campaign to highlight "unreliable, circumstantial, and often inaccurate" metadata used to compile government kill lists
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 Members of CODEPINK take part in an anti-drone rally in 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) News
Journalists Sue Trump Over Inclusion on 'Kill List'
'It is an affront to U.S. values that journalists are living in fear of being killed by U.S. drones, simply for doing their jobs'
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