I received an email yesterday responding to Susan and my post, in which we suggested that that the White Paper had little new in it. Specifically, the email argued that Susan and I had understated the degree to which … Read more »
We don’t disagree with Jack that the filling in of details in the White Paper is important—and didn’t mean to suggest otherwise. But the importance Jack assigns to this aspect of the White Paper is decidedly not what has made … Read more »
Okay, everyone, take a deep breath. Chill out. The DOJ’s “White Paper” on targeted killing is no big deal. Really.
You wouldn’t know this from reading the somewhat breathless press coverage of the document, much of which offers a reasonable … Read more »
Michael Isikoff from NBC News has posted a copy of a 16-page DOJ “white paper” on the legality of targeted killings–especially vis-a-vis U.S. citizens. The memo itself is here; story here. I’m sure lots of folks (myself included) … Read more »
Earlier this week Michael Isikoff wrote about the classified secrets revealed by top officials in Woodward’s Obama’s Wars and asked whether there is a double standard in the Obama administration’s prosecutions of lower-level leakers of classified information. I build on … Read more »