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8 Stories of Civilians Killed by U.S. Drone Strikes in Yemen

They're just a few of the many people paying the price for America's war on al-Qaida.

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Obama is Debating Killing an American Citizen With a Drone — Again

He's said to be weighing the fate of a suspected militant, who would become the 5th American killed by drone strike.
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Nidal Hasan Trial: Death Penalty Verdict For Fort Hood Shooter

A military jury has sentenced Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan to death on Wednesday.

Anwar Al-Awlaki Loved Pizza and Prostitutes, According to FBI Docs

U.S. citizen and radical jihadi Anwar al-Awlaki was followed by the FBI 10 years before being killed by a drone in Yemen. Could further surveillance have prevented anything?
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Inside 'Dirty Wars': Exclusive Interview With Investigative War Reporter Jeremy Scahill

PolicyMic’s Anna Therese Day interviews award-winning investigative war reporter, Jeremy Scahill, on his new film, 'Dirty Wars.' In Part 2, they focus on the Al Awlaki family.
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Fort Hood Trial: Shooter Nidal Hasan to Represent Himself, Cross-Examine His Own Victims

Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who killed 13 at Fort Hood in 2009, will represent himself in his trial set to begin July 1. Some fear he will use it to promote his radical beliefs.

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Obama Drones Speech: Anwar al-Awlaki Would Have Been Detained but Had to Be Taken Out

He discusses the targetting of Americans in his speech.
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Obama Drone Policy: Obama Equates Drone Casualties to Collateral Damage of War

Drones kill people, but more people would die without them according to President Obama
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Meet the 4 Americans Who Were Killed By the Obama Administration

Three were terrorists. One was a teenager.
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Marathon Bombs Must Not Be a Justification For Trampling On the Constitution

In the wake of the Boston bombings, any further anti-terror policies should first and foremost be constitutional.
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How to Get Yourself Killed By a Drone

The criteria the government uses to put targets on "kill lists," and strike them with drones is inaccessible to the very people that might find themselves on one: American citizens.

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3 Quick Steps To Becoming a Drone Target

Based on the Obama administration's drone memo, Hellfire missiles may be easier to attract than you might think.
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Are Obama’s Drones Coming For Americans?

The leaked White House memo on drone strikes is just the continuation of the trend of expanding executive power beginning with Abraham Lincoln, but Americans are right to worry about it.
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Obama Drone Strike Memo: Has the President Gone Too Far?

A leaked Justice Department memo revealed that no clear evidence of immediate plans to strike against the U.S. is required for the administration to target citizens with drone strikes.
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Drones in the US: Senators Could Derail CIA Nominee Confirmation Over Administration's Drone Program

A bipartisan group of 11 senators are threatening to collide with the administration during Thursday's CIA director nominee John Brennan's confirmation hearing over Obama's drone program.
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Guess Which 8 Countries the U.S. is Waging Secret Drone Campaigns Against?

Do you know all the places where the U.S. currently deploys drones to wage shadow wars against an undeclared enemy?

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Predator Drone Strike Kills American and Court Ensures Secrecy

A District Court judge reluctantly ruled that the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen involved with Al-Qaeda, will remain a government secret.
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Drone Warfare Should be Scaled Back Until Moral and Legal Abuses Can be Addressed

Drone warfare has serious legal and moral problems that leaders should address before increasing their use on the "battlefield."
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James Holmes and Adam Lanza: Did The Second Amendment Help Them Commit Their Massacres?

For the past several years, we have chipped away at our unalienable rights in favor of security. Is it time to go a step further? How far are we willing to go to stop the next Adam Lanza?
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Al-Shabaab Will Never Be Able to Control Somalia

Some revealing thoughts about Somalia and America's engagement with the failed state.
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Drone Strikes Cannot Solve Yemen's Terror Problem

The death of Anwar al-Awlaki weakens AQAP, but counterterrorism strategy should include more than just drone strikes.

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Awlaki, That Guy Who Got Killed in Yemen

Unlike Osama bin Laden and Troy Davis, America killed Anwar al-Awlaki's death without adequate public consideration and debate.