"It’s my God-given right to own a drone."
Tariq Aziz was a 16-year-old soccer fan who attended an anti-drone conference in Islamabad in 2011 because he was concerned about the deaths in his area. Seventy-two hours later, he was killed by a Hellfire missile fired from a U.S. drone as he drove to pick up his aunt from a wedding. Read more.
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Is Obama using targeted killing to assassinate people who might otherwise have been detained? Jeremy Scahill says yes, and explains what that means for the war on terror (hint: it’s not good).
Which is scariest—targeted assassinations, the fact that Congress can no longer prevent them, or that Congress doesn’t seem to care?