Why Americans Love Obama’s Kill List -- Michael A. Cohen, Miami Herald
Last week, two blockbuster New York Times stories cast perhaps the most unfavorable light on President Obama’s foreign-policy performance since he took office. First, there was the revelation that Obama maintains a “kill list” of potential al Qaida targets and signs off personally on major drone strikes in the continuing global war on terror. While Obama’s involvement suggests a certain level of rigor in target selection, the article also highlighted the fact that the president is ordering military strikes, including against U.S. citizens, without any congressional or judicial oversight.
Next came the revelation that under Obama’s presidency the United States has not only continued but ramped up a de facto war with Iran, with cybertools intended to disrupt Iran’s efforts to create a nuclear weapon.
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Commentary On President Obama's 'Kill List'
After Article on ‘Kill List,’ Rumors Fly Fast -- New York Times
Obama's 'kill list' -- Robert Grenier, Al Jazeera
Drone Worrier -- Mark Thompson, Time
Getting Them Dead -- Francine Prose, New York Review of Books
‘Kill list:’ how drone attacks turned Obama into a hardliner -- Al Arabiya
Praying at the Church of St Drone -- Tom Engelhardt, Al Jazeera
In constitutional republics, presidents don’t have ‘kill lists’ -- Doug Bandow, Daily Caller