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Syria’s Jihadi Migration Threatens Europe

Syria’s Jihadi Migration Emerges as Top Terror Threat in Europe, Beyond by Sebastian Rotella, ProPublica MADRID — Rachid Wahbi came to Syria from a Spanish slum, rushing toward death. And he didn’t plan to die alone. Facing a camera hours before the end, the bearded, 33-year-old cabdriver wore a black headdress and a black flak […]

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The Drone War Doctrine We Still Know Nothing About

by Cora Currier and Justin Elliott, ProPublica The nomination of John Brennan to be CIA director has prompted intense debate on Capitol Hill and in the media about U.S. drone killings abroad. But the focus has been on the targeting of American citizens – a narrow issue that accounts for a miniscule proportion of the […]

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Everything We Know So Far About Drone Strikes

(photo above is a MQ-9 Reaper Drone, formerly known as the Predator, Wikipedia Commons) Everything We Know So Far About Drone Strikes by Cora Currier, ProPublica You might have heard about the “kill list.” You’ve certainly heard about drones. But the details of the U.S. campaign against militants in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia — a […]