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What Drones Say About Us

What Drones Say About Us

June 3, 2013 at 8:45 am 2 comments

The Irrationality, Immorality, and Excessiveness of Drone Warfare by Brian Kogelmann: A few weeks ago a bipartisan panel of senators discussed both the legality and wisdom of our use of drones in our efforts to combat terrorism. The discussion offered a sobering look at the effects our use of drones […]

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Drone Strikes Are Both Moral and Practical

Drone Strikes Are Both Moral and Practical

April 11, 2013 at 8:45 am 3 comments

Why I Still Stand Against Rand by Evan Bernick Three weeks ago, in the wake of Senator Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster, I wrote an article defending the Obama Administration’s drone policy on moral and constitutional grounds. In it, I focused primarily on the constitutionality of drone strikes. I am therefore […]

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Moral Reasons to Stand with Rand

Moral Reasons to Stand with Rand

March 15, 2013 at 10:30 am 1 comment

by Brian Kogelmann: In this essay I address a recent blog post published by a colleague of mine, Evan Bernick. In his post Evan offers both moral and constitutional arguments justifying the Obama administration’s current use of drones, trying to show how current policy is in line with libertarian values […]

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Why I’m Not Standing with Rand: A Libertarian Defense of Obama’s Drone Policy

Why I’m Not Standing with Rand: A Libertarian Defense of Obama’s Drone Policy

March 13, 2013 at 12:35 pm 3 comments

by Evan Bernick  Because libertarians have had few reasons to celebrate in recent years, we are eager to claim even the smallest victories. Political commentators on the left and right have opined that Senator Rand Paul achieved a significant victory for the “liberty movement” with his 13-hour denunciation of the Obama […]

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Forward: How President Obama Should Codify U.S. Drone Policy into Law

Forward: How President Obama Should Codify U.S. Drone Policy into Law

February 22, 2013 at 9:15 am 2 comments

 by Jonathan Tkachuk It’s true, different Al Qaida affiliates and extremist groups have emerged, from the Arabian Peninsula to Africa. The threat these groups pose is evolving. But to meet this threat, we don’t need to send tens of thousands of our sons and daughters abroad or occupy other nations…That’s why […]

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How Civil Libertarians Should Think About Drone Warfare

How Civil Libertarians Should Think About Drone Warfare

October 31, 2012 at 10:30 am 0 comments

by Jonathan Tkachuk Much has been made regarding the increased use of drones by the U.S. government in its war against Al-Qaeda and other Islamist extremists. This seemingly detached method of warfare has been critiqued on the grounds that it is both ethically indefensible and strategically foolish. While both critiques deserve […]

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