foreign policy

Drone (2017): Are private contractors killing people using drones at the request of the CIA?

It’s probably about time for film makers to stop naming their critiques of drone warfare Drone. But that’s just a quibble—more a piece of practical advice than a substantive criticism. This latest installment in the “movies called Drone” series is directed by Jason Bourque and manages to offer some new twists on the many trenchant […]Drone (2017): Are private contractors killing people using drones at the request of the CIA? was first posted on May 3, 2018 at 2:50 am. …

James Comey’s Forgotten Rescue of Bush-Era Torture

“Here I stand, I can do no other,” James Comey told President George W. Bush in 2004 when Bush pressured Comey – who was then Deputy Attorney General – to approve an unlawful antiterrorist policy. Comey, who was FBI chief from 2013 to 2017, was quoting a line reputedly uttered by Martin Luther in 1521, when […]James Comey’s Forgotten Rescue of Bush-Era Torture was first posted on May 2, 2018 at 8:54 pm. …