Monthly Archives: June 2013

Judge, Jury, and Executioner : Questions on the Legality of Executive Assassination

The Obama administration recently acknowledged its responsibility for the deaths of four American citizens overseas, officially confirming what those who pay attention to such things have known for a long time. Though this provoked pockets of outrage here and there, the outrage never reached the levels generated by, say, the Bush administration’s decision to invade […]

No Middle Ground

Was listening to an excellent podcast on the way back to the hotel tonight and on it the gentleman asked, in my view, the defining question of the National Security era. He asked – “When a Congressman, or whomever’s, oath to the Constitution conflicts with their oath to secrecy, with oath reigns supreme?”  In such […]