Tag: Yemen

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: Condolence Payments in the Drone War

August 2013

Does the U.S. pay families when drones kill innocent Yemenis?

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.

Nafeesa Syeed: Yemen’s Explosive Eid

January 2013

Holiday celebrations in a Yemeni village defy the country’s reputation.

Justin Elliott: Have U.S. Drones Become a ‘Counterinsurgency Air Force’ for Our Allies?

November 2012

Micah Zenko talks about the uncertain motives underlying US drone policy.

A Fractured State

November 2012

Michael Kirby Smith’s unprecedented and intimate look into Yemen

Tom Engelhardt: Monopolizing War?

September 2012

War has become a sort of American monopoly--but the American people don't seem to know, or care.

Nick Turse: The New Obama Doctrine, A Six-Point Plan for Global War

June 2012

Civilian soldiers, drones, and cyber attacks are just a few elements of the Obama formula for contemporary war.

Tom Engelhardt: Praying at the Church of St. Drone

June 2012

An unprecedented expansion of authority has created a new role for the president: Assassin-in-Chief.