Jeremy Scahill: The Government’s Secret War with Drones

Jeremy Scahill: The Government’s Secret War with Drones

Jeremy Scahill, Investigative Reporter; Co-founder, The Intercept; Author, The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program.

Bestselling author Jeremy Scahill and his colleagues at the investigative website The Intercept reveal what they call stunning new details about America’s secret assassination policy.

When the U.S. government discusses drone strikes publicly, the implicit message from the Obama administration has been characterized as “trust, but don’t verify.” The Intercept called this into question when it obtained a cache of secret slides that provide a window into the inner workings of the U.S. military’s kill/capture operations in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. These documents raise serious questions about the central role that assassination plays in counter-terrorism policy.

 Jeremy Scahill: The Government’s Secret War with Drones
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