Tag: Cora Currier

Cora Currier: What We Still Don’t Know About Drones

November 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 Machines

October 2013

A dispatch from the conference of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems.

Cora Currier: Killing Military Transparency

September 2013

The Obama administration helped kill a push for transparency on military aid.

Cora Currier: Gitmo Soldiers Get 9/11 Lessons

August 2013

The U.S. military’s lessons in recent history.

Cora Currier: Condolence Payments in the Drone War

August 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 Details

August 2013

Questions about U.S. war crimes go unanswered.

Cora Currier: The Enemy is Classified

July 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 Massacre

June 2013

Has anything happened since?

Cora Currier: Hunger Strikes and Indefinite Detention

April 2013

A rundown on what’s going on at Gitmo.

Cora Currier: Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their Emails

April 2013

Concerns about the breaches are causing delays to long-awaited hearings.

Cora Currier: A Public Indictment Could Shed Light on CIA’s Secret Program

March 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 History

March 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 About

February 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 Missing

February 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 Terror

February 2013

What constitutes ‘necessary and appropriate force’?

Cora Currier: Everything We Know So Far About Drone Strikes

January 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 NDAA

December 2012

Everything you need to know about Congress and the NDAA.

Cora Currier: How Cellphone Companies Have Resisted Rules for Disasters

December 2012

Major corporations refuse to go beyond voluntary disaster preparations.

Cora Currier: Gitmo Detainee’s Body Being Held in Secure, Undisclosed Location

October 2012

Even in death, the travails of Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif aren’t over.

Cora Currier: Charting Obama’s Crackdown on Leaks

March 2012
  Obama says he is protecting whistleblowers, but that might not apply to the people who are turning an eye on his government.