Tag: Cora Currier
Cora Currier: What We Still Don’t Know About DronesNovember 2013
The government’s tally of civilian deaths, and guidelines on who can be targeted, just to name a few.
Cora Currier: Drone Makers Gather to Defend Their Much-Maligned MachinesOctober 2013
A dispatch from the conference of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems.
Cora Currier: Killing Military TransparencySeptember 2013
The Obama administration helped kill a push for transparency on military aid.
Cora Currier: Gitmo Soldiers Get 9/11 LessonsAugust 2013
The U.S. military’s lessons in recent history.
Cora Currier: Condolence Payments in the Drone WarAugust 2013
Does the U.S. pay families when drones kill innocent Yemenis?
Cora Currier: White House Closes Inquiry Into Afghan Massacre and Will Release No DetailsAugust 2013
Questions about U.S. war crimes go unanswered.
Cora Currier: The Enemy is ClassifiedJuly 2013
The U.S. is at war with Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.
Cora Currier: Four Years Ago Obama Promised to Investigate Afghan MassacreJune 2013
Has anything happened since?
Cora Currier: Hunger Strikes and Indefinite DetentionApril 2013
A rundown on what’s going on at Gitmo.
Cora Currier: Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their EmailsApril 2013
Concerns about the breaches are causing delays to long-awaited hearings.
Cora Currier: A Public Indictment Could Shed Light on CIA’s Secret ProgramMarch 2013
What happened to the victims of the US secret prisons and extraordinary renditions?
Cora Currier: Despite New Pardons, Obama’s Clemency Rate is Still Lowest in Recent HistoryMarch 2013
The president has exercised his pardoning power less frequently than his four immediate predecessors.
Cora Currier: How Does the U.S. Mark Unidentified Men in Pakistan and Yemen as Drone Targets?March 2013
How exactly does the U.S. government define ‘militant activity’?
Cora Currier: The Drone War Doctrine We Still Know Nothing AboutFebruary 2013
Most drone strikes are directed at unidentified targets—not U.S. citizens or known Al Qaeda leaders—with murky justification.
Cora Currier: At Least 20 CIA Prisoners Still MissingFebruary 2013
Long after the US government claims to have shut down its secret prisons, detainees remain unaccounted for.
Cora Currier: Drone Strikes Test Legal Grounds for War on TerrorFebruary 2013
What constitutes ‘necessary and appropriate force’?
Cora Currier: Everything We Know So Far About Drone StrikesJanuary 2013
The U.S. is conducting drone strikes in at least three countries beyond Iraq and Afghanistan. Here’s a reading guide to understanding the our shadow wars.
Cora Currier: Cutting Through the Controversy about Indefinite Detention and the NDAADecember 2012
Everything you need to know about Congress and the NDAA.
Cora Currier: How Cellphone Companies Have Resisted Rules for DisastersDecember 2012
Major corporations refuse to go beyond voluntary disaster preparations.
Cora Currier: Gitmo Detainee’s Body Being Held in Secure, Undisclosed LocationOctober 2012
Even in death, the travails of Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif aren’t over.
Cora Currier: Charting Obama’s Crackdown on LeaksMarch 2012
|Obama says he is protecting whistleblowers, but that might not apply to the people who are turning an eye on his government.|