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March 05, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, announced that the White House has agreed to provide additional opinions from the Justice...
February 27, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, following a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the constitutionality of targeted killing, including the killing of American citizens, Human Rights First’s Daphne...
February 07, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today welcomed commitments from John Brennan during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to support release...
February 07, 2013 This week, a white paper with some of the Obama Administration’s legal justification for targeted killings of alleged terrorists abroad was leaked to the press. Last night, the administration...
February 06, 2013 Washington, DC – Tonight, following news that President Obama will give Congress classified Justice Department advice authorizing the use of drones to target U.S. citizens abroad, Human Rights...
February 06, 2013 Washington, DC – Tomorrow, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will have the opportunity to question John Brennan about his qualifications to be the next Director of the Central...
February 05, 2013 White Paper on Targeted Killings Released in Advance of Brennan Confirmation Hearing Washington, DC – Human Rights First today criticized key aspects of the government’s legal justification...

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Factsheet | October 30, 2017
Download The recent deaths of 4 U.S. service members in Niger have prompted members of Congress to give renewed attention to the scope of war authorities that govern U.S. counterterrorism military...
Letter | June 01, 2017
June 1, 2017   Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Jr., USA Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20500...
Letter | March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017  The Honorable James Mattis  Secretary of Defense  Department of Defense  1000 Defense Pentagon  Washington, DC 20301-1000   ...
Issue Brief | February 06, 2017
In the fight against terrorism, minimizing and addressing civilian harm resulting from U.S. strikes is one of our most powerful weapons for successfully defeating terrorist organizations. In...

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