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Michael Hastings: my friend and his enemies | Spencer Ackerman
Hastings was fearless and shook things up - especially with his McChrystal expose.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The Kansas City Star
Obama on spying: I am not Big Brother
Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders and other officials led a tour Thursday, showing off the building’s new plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems, as well as its new elevator shaft.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Obama embracing some Bush-era anti-terror policies
In this May 23, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama talks about national security, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Obama approves sanctions on Irana s currency, auto sector Obama...
In this May 23, 2013 file photo, President Obama talks about national security, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.
House GOP defense bill blocks Guantanamo closing
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
Thu May 30, 2013
Wed May 29, 2013
COMMENT : Drones: Obama's speech and the ICG report - Dr Mohammad Taqi
Mr Obama's talk had the ingredients of being remembered as a landmark speech that ended the state of a perpetual war that the US has been in since September 11, 2001 Last week President Barack Obama delivered an extraordinary speech at the National Defence University at Fort McNair, Washington, DC.
The Times of Israel
Taliban No. 2 said killed in Pakistan by US drone
Waliur Rehman, who had a $5m. bounty on his head, was accused of involvement in a 2009 attack that killed 7 Americans in Afghanistan Taliban No 2 commander Waliur Rehman, center, talks to the Associated Press during an interview in Shawal area of South Waziristan along the Afghanistan border in Pakistan, in July 2011.
Tue May 28, 2013
Post and Courier
A war America cana t quit
After 9/11, President George W. Bush and top officials in his administration often called the long-term, wide-ranging U.S. mission against the forces of Islamic radical terrorism the “War on Terror.” However, Obama administration officials, including the president, have rarely used that term.
Sun May 26, 2013
The Issue: A decade after 9/11, time for change
Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown appears to apply to U.S. President Barack Obama , a constitutional lawyer coming to grips with government policies that keep prisoners of war incarcerated without hope of release and executes U.S. nationals overseas without benefit of trial.
Sat May 25, 2013
Neil Macdonald: How serious is Obama about curbing the drone surge?
Neil Macdonald is the senior Washington correspondent for CBC News, which he joined in 1988 following 12 years in newspapers.
Fri May 24, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Obama's struggle: How free should the press be?
President Obama talks about national security at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington on Thursday.
The Japan Times
Obama defends drone strikes, sees narrower terrorist threat
The head of an official inquiry into the deadly collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex said the building's owner was the "main culprit" for the disaster because he violated construction codes.
Obama: Sexual assault threatens trust in military
Choosing future Navy and Marine leaders as his audience, President Barack Obama issued a pointed call Friday for an end to sexual assaults in the military, appealing to graduating midshipmen to display honor and moral courage to contain what has become a growing epidemic.
International Business Times
Obama Defends Drone Attacks but Says Use Will be Curtailed
In a rare public speech on targeted attacks on militants, Obama said drones are being used as a first strike option.
DOD: Heckler pretended to be press
The woman who heckled President Barack Obama during his speech at the National Defense University on Thursday gained access to the closed event by saying she was a member of the press, the university said.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Asheville Citizen-Times
Obama defends drone strikes but says no cure-all
President Barack Obama reacts as his speech is interrupted by CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin, as he talked about national security, Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Obama endorses more oversight of drone strikes
President Barack Obama says his administration is willing to consider accepting increased oversight of lethal drone strikes outside of war zones like Afghanistan.