Former Pentagon general counsel Jeh Johnson offers three suggestions for how Obama might carry on targeted killing operations with stronger public support.
By law, Abu Ghaith should have been transferred to military detention.
It took two confirmation hearings; the release of a slew of White House legal documents; a bunch of new details about the attack in Benghazi; and a 13-hour Rand Paul filibuster followed by a counter-attack from John McCain and …
Those who endorse giving secret, unelected courts the authority to oversee summary war time executions of American citizens, should explain why Congressional oversight isn’t better.
Is Barack Obama’s preferred CIA director in real, Hagel-level trouble?
No one knows whether or when America will suffer a major cyber attack. But the era of cyber politics has begun.
On Tuesday afternoon, John Brennan will enter Hart Senate Office Building 219, one of the most secure rooms in Washington.
Esquire magazine has released a profile of the SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden.
The conservative case against Obama’s CIA nominee seems to be that the man is somehow soft on terrorism.
The consensus, although it is by no means firm, is that Hagel will be confirmed. His breadth of support suggests that, absent some ill-chosen phrases that he will spend much time in the coming days lamenting, he is well within …
President Obama is expected to pick counterterrorism czar John Brennan as his new CIA chief at 1 p.m. today.
Monday afternoon, President Obama is expected to nominate former Republican senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska to serve as secretary of defense.
A debate has erupted about the new film Zero Dark Thirty, and whether it inaccurately suggests that U.S.-sanctioned torture (aka “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques”) led to the killing of Osama bin Laden.