White House on lockdown after vehicle strikes security barrier

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TweetYum White House on lockdown after vehicle strikes security barrier | 23 Feb 2018 | The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle “did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex.” No shots were fired during the incident, […]

Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures

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TweetYumShareThis Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures 07 Nov 2013 A new Senate bill authorizing the next year’s worth of intelligence operations would force the public disclosure of civilian deaths in drone strikes and add protections for spy-sector whistleblowers that are being hailed by advocates. The bill, which was approved in the Senate intelligence […]

Drone strikes: activists seek to lift lid on open secret of targeted killings

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TweetYumShareThis Drone strikes: activists seek to lift lid on open secret of targeted killings 19 Jun 2012 The CIA’s covert targeted killing programme will come under fresh scrutiny on Wednesday, the deadline for Barack Obama’s administration to respond to a lawsuit over the agency’s refusal to confirm or deny its existence. The federal lawsuit is […]

Drone strikes threaten 50 years of international law, says UN rapporteur

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TweetYumShareThis Drone strikes threaten 50 years of international law, says UN rapporteur –US policy of using drone strikes to carry out targeted killings ‘may encourage other states to flout international law’ 21 Jun 2012 The US policy of using aerial drones to carry out targeted killings presents a major challenge to the system of international […]

Poll: Global Disapproval Of Drone Strikes Except For U.S. Citizens

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