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Posted on February 5 2013
Obama's Memo on Killing Americans Twists 'Imminent Threat' Like Bush
The confidential document provides the most thorough account yet of why the president thinks extrajudicial drone strikes on citizens are okay.
EXCLUSIVE: Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans
A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be "senior operational leaders" of al-Qaida or "an ...
CIA rendition: more than a quarter of countries 'offered covert support'
The full extent of the CIA's extraordinary rendition programme has been laid bare with the publication of a report showing there is evidence that more than a quarter of the world's governments ...