Day: June 4, 2013

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The Manning Trial’s Real Defendant

Exclusive: The trial of Pvt. Bradley Manning for leaking classified documents is a test of values in the American Republic. The case pitsĀ a democracy’s need for knowledge against the government’s insistence on secrecy, a moral balancing act assessed by religious…

Dangerous Precedent of Drone Wars

President Obama has promised to put tighter restrictions on his use of lethal drones in U.S. counterterrorism attacks, but even if he follows through, there’s no guarantee that some future president won’t cite the precedents of the past decade to…