What if the enemy uses drone killers on us?

by Nat Hentoff -- In the liberal British newspaper the Guardian, available online worldwide, "The 'Obama doctrine': kill, don't detain" (April 11), Asim Qureshi reports "a completely new trend has emerged that, more…

Obama's favorite weapons

by Nat Hentoff -- With President's Obama's firm approval, CIA pilotless Predator and Reaper drone planes – firing Hellfire missiles – are killing actual and suspected high-level terrorists. As Jane Perlez reports more…

Roberts Court condones censorship of religion

by Nat Hentoff -- Like Jefferson and Madison, I strongly believe in separation of church and state. And if a principal were to mandate school-directed prayer in classrooms, then that would be more…

McCain and Lieberman channeling Cheney

by Nat Hentoff -- Last Dec. 18, a New York Times editorial grimly prophesied that President Obama, "like George W. Bush, will decree that the entire planet is a battlefield and anyone more…

Was Donald Rumsfeld a torturer?

by Nat Hentoff -- Despite the repeated calls for an independent bipartisan investigation of those at the highest level of our government responsible for authorizing the torture policy that provided al-Qaida with more…

Bring SCOTUS to TV!

by Nat Hentoff -- For years, Tony Mauro of Legal Times and I have been unsuccessfully trying to convince the Supreme Court to let America see, on television, these justices at work, more…

'The last thing I want to do is kill kids'

by Nat Hentoff -- As our air war against terrorists accelerates – with strikes by pilotless drone planes, helicopters, et al. – unintentional civilian deaths and serious injuries mount. A Feb. 22 more…

Obama's assassinations of Americans

by Nat Hentoff -- On Sept. 14 in Somalia, Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, a long-sought link between al-Qaida and its East African allies, was in a vehicle bombed by a helicopter flying more…

Torture under Obama

by Nat Hentoff -- Some of the increasing number of critics, from the left and the right, of President Obama's abuses of civil liberties and human rights make an exception by praising more…