CIA Drones

Utterly dull thriller “Drone” tries to raise ethical and moral questions about modern warfare, but the audience can only dwell on the illogical plot and unsympathetic characters — if they can engage at all. The otherwise talented cast and the controversial issue itself deserve far better treatment than this film can provide. “Drone” begins in […]

Tweet Email Tweet Email A few weeks before movie goers are immersed in Christopher Nolan’s recreation of one of the greatest World War II battles with DUNKIRK, and a few days before a certain Amazonian princess and her sisters join the fight in the previous world war, this new film takes a look at modern […]

This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson.  When governments use military force outside of their sovereign territory, they generally provide some political justification for doing so. In modern times, aggressor states no longer defend their attacks on the grounds of merely punishment or revenge. Rather, they offer a range of justifications […]

Utterly dull thriller “Drone” tries to raise ethical and moral questions about modern warfare, but the audience can only dwell on the illogical plot and unsympathetic characters — if they can engage at all. The otherwise talented cast and the controversial issue itself deserve far better treatment than this film can provide. “Drone” begins in […]

At least three people have lost their lives when a US drone carried out a strike in the eastern part of Afghanistan on the border with Pakistan. Kamran Afridi, a local official in the Pakistani border town of Miran Shah, said the deadly drone strike was carried out on the Afghan village of Gurowek in Khost […]

At least three people have lost their lives when a US drone carried out a strike in the eastern part of Afghanistan on the border with Pakistan. Kamran Afridi, a local official in the Pakistani border town of Miran Shah, said the deadly drone strike was carried out on the Afghan village of Gurowek in Khost […]

Image via Pixabay. As Donald Trump has amped up his attacks on the press, fears have grown about the collateral effects on journalism—from an assault on libel laws and open records, to a tougher environment for Freedom of Information Act requests. Jameel Jaffer, director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, has been […]

 Print Former CIA Director John Brennan Former CIA Director John Brennan told a U.S. House committee Tuesday that Russia was “brazen” in its attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election in the United States, and while he was unable to determine whether there was “collusion” between the Russians and members of the Trump presidential campaign, he […]

Former CIA Director John Brennan is scheduled to testify before the House Intelligence committee on Tuesday as part of a congressional probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. A three decade veteran of the CIA, Mr. Brennan served as director of America’s leading spy agency from 2013 until retiring when Donald Trump […]

Chinese media applauded Monday reports that China killed around a dozen CIA intelligence assets in China. The Chinese government dismantled CIA spy operations in China by killing or imprisoning around 20 intelligence sources from 2010 through 2012, reports The New York Times. An influential Chinese tabloid affiliated with state media said that if the story was […]