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Obama Administration Releases Redacted Version of Drone Policy

WASHINGTON, Aug 6 – The Obama administration released a redacted version of President Barack Obama’s once-secret policy on drone strikes abroad following a freedom of information lawsuit filed last year, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Saturday. The release of the 18-page Presidential Policy Guidance document, as well as other Department of Defense papers,

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Who Lost Libya?

Obama’s ‘smart power’ doctrine turned out to be not so smart when it came to toppling Muammar El Qaddafi BY Bill Powell “A more democratic region will ultimately be more stable for us and our friends. Even if someone wants to be dictatorial, it’s going to be difficult.” —An American diplomat, after the overthrow of

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Senator McCain May Subpoena U.S. Sailors Held by Iran

WASHINGTON, Feb 15 – U.S. Republican Senator John McCain said on Sunday he would subpoena 10 U.S. sailors to testify about their brief detention by Iran if the Obama administration does not provide the findings of an investigation into the incident by March 1. “It’s an option that I do not want to exercise,” McCain,

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