by Spencer Ackerman | May 30, 2013 | MonitorFrom email privacy to national security, Rand Paul is probably the Senate’s premier civil libertarian. As he tours Silicon Valley, he talks about his causes with Wired.
by Spencer Ackerman | May 29, 2013 | MonitorObama seemed to say last week that U.S. drones are out of the business of killing militants who aren’t senior al-Qaida leaders. Then he killed a Pakistani Taliban leader this morning.
by Spencer Ackerman | May 23, 2013 | MonitorA prominent legislator thinks it’s time for the broad post-9/11 law authorizing the war on terrorism to expire. And he’s going to introduce a bill to repeal it.
by Spencer Ackerman | May 23, 2013 | MonitorDrone strikes will remain a fixture of U.S. counterterrorism. But President Obama, in a major speech, signaled that he’s going to rein in their use.
by Spencer Ackerman | May 22, 2013 | MonitorObama has a chance to clear up four major areas of ambiguity about the seemingly endless war on terrorism in his forthcoming speech. We’ll see.