Michael Leiter, the long-time Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, one of the hardest counterterrorism jobs in the government, has resigned. President Obama’s statement is here.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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Friday, April 24, 2015
Yesterday’s news that a U.S. drone strike inadvertently killed two al Qaeda hostages—one American and one Italian—continues to reverberate throughout the Fourth Estate. Scott Shane writes in the New York Times that these revelations highlight the imprecise nature of the drone program: “it has become clear that when operators in Nevada fire missiles into remote . . .
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