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Targeted Drone Strikes and the Growing Unrest in Yemen

By   /  January 1, 2017  /  Counterterrorism, International Law, International Security, News & Events, Remote Targeting, Use of Force  /  No Comments

By James Feeney Less than a month after the deadly terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States launched its first-ever deadly targeted drone strike and changed the way the United States conducted warfare in the future. Drone strikes dramatically increased since then and have been used in countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, […]

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U.S. Born Cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, Killed in Yemen

By   /  September 30, 2011  /  Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on U.S. Born Cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, Killed in Yemen

Reports that U.S. born cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, has been killed in Yemen are surfacing this morning. Al-Awlaki, credited with influencing several attacks against the United States and Britain, has long been sought by the military and intelligence communities and has also been the number one cited hypothetical when national security practitioners and academics di scuss the legalities surrounding […]

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