Daily Archives: May 24, 2013

Chinese novelists publish tales of military victory online, in the face of censorship.

To avoid “perpetual war” with terrorists, Pres. Obama calls for fewer drone attacks. Read more

Gideon Rachman

President Obama’s speech on terrorism and drone warfare yesterday was a rare example of a president responding to criticism of a covert campaign, before a major scandal has broken. Better still , President Obama has done it, not with angry denial, paranoia, or increased secrecy, but with a rational attempt to take on board some of the more telling criticisms of the drone campaign. That said, I think there are still problems with the policy. Read more