Revelations show that President Obama gives personal oversight to drone strikes which have killed thousands. (Photo by l'ennui d'ennui via Flikr)

Analysis: Oversight Failures Help Oil Obama’s Killing Machine

Revelations that President Barack Obama presides over key aspects of secret kill-list machinery that has sentenced thousands to death by drone have disturbed many. Torture and extraordinary rendition under Bush, it turns out, have been replaced with industrial-scale extrajudicial execution by his successor. Today, CIA and Pentagon armed drones range at will over Pakistan, Yemen […]