Drones and COIN, Post-Petraeus

By Paul Mutter In what is sure to be one of the most glaringly obvious headlines written about the General Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair, the Washington Post writes: “Petraeus hoped affair would stay secret and he could keep his job as… Continue Reading  

NYT Public Editor questions paper’s drone coverage

By Paul Mutter In what is hopefully a wake-up call for US news media, the New York Time’s public editor, Margaret Sullivan, casts a critical eye on the vagueness of the information the paper provides on drone strikes: Some of… Continue Reading  

Polling Data Contradicts Romney’s Assertion That Pakistanis Are ‘Comfortable’ With Drone Strikes

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress GOP presidential primary frontrunner Mitt Romney told the audience at Saturday’s CBS News/National Journal debate that Pakistan is “comfortable” with U.S. drone strikes within their borders. But after years of deadly drone strikes, and… Continue Reading