Bringing Home the Freshest Kill

Posts in the Edgar Allan Poe category

  • Clyde Stubblefield says this, and says it succinctly.
  • James Joyner, writing in the New Republic: “The wider the drone war spreads, however, the more scrutiny it deserves. After all, strikes aimed at truly high-value targets like Osama bin Laden and other major terrorist leaders make obvious tactical and strategic sense. But willy-nilly targeting of low-level militants is quite likely doing more harm than good.”
  • The Rand Corporation says the War on Terror is not over: “A thorough review of the authority ceded to the Executive Branch, along with other security measures imposed since 9/11 is in order. Temporary emergency measures ought not to become permanent features of the political landscape. And fiscal constraints demand that national defense and homeland security budgets be reviewed. It should be possible to reallocate national resources to other more productive investments.”
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