What you don’t know can hurt you.
The ever-destructive dreams of air power enthusiasts.
How exactly does the U.S. government define ‘militant activity’?
Most drone strikes are directed at unidentified targets—not U.S. citizens or known Al Qaeda leaders—with murky justification.
A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world, and why Washington has no learning curve.
Drones, surveillance towers, malls of the spy state, and the national security police on the northern border.
What constitutes ‘necessary and appropriate force’?
Post-Legal drones, the Bin Laden tax, and other wonders of our American world.
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.
Micah Zenko talks about the uncertain motives underlying US drone policy.
Technology is reshaping the face of U.S. military power, but is it for the best?
During the next two presidential debates, some important foreign policy questions won’t be asked.
A guide to the presidential debates you won’t be hearing.
War has become a sort of American monopoly–but the American people don’t seem to know, or care.
Calls for a Western intervention in northern Mali, now being called “Africa’s Afghanistan,” rely on logical fallacies and ignore recent history.
A process of militarization is working its way through all facets of American government, and it’s not likely to stop any time soon.
Civilian soldiers, drones, and cyber attacks are just a few elements of the Obama formula for contemporary war.
Guernica Editor in Chief Joel Whitney tracked down Noam Chomsky to get his opinion on the President’s recently revealed ‘kill list.’
An unprecedented expansion of authority has created a new role for the president: Assassin-in-Chief.
Drone technology has long been touted as the future of warfare, but should we believe the hype?