drone http://kbia.org en U.S. Court Releases Obama Administration's 'Drone Memo' http://kbia.org/post/us-court-releases-obama-administrations-drone-memo The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has released a long-secret memo in which the Obama administration lays out its legal reasoning for launching a drone attack on an American citizen overseas.<p>The legal justification concerns the drone strike that killed Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen who the United States claims was tied to plots against the U.S. and played a key role in al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.<p>NPR's Carrie Johnson reports the justification says al-Awlaki presented a continuing and imminent threat to the U.S. and his killing did not violate U.S. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:51:00 +0000 editor 54996 at http://kbia.org U.S. Court Releases Obama Administration's 'Drone Memo' Bill would limit drone use in the state http://kbia.org/post/bill-would-limit-drone-use-state <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Missouri residents and government agencies could not use drones to conduct surveillance without a warrant under legislation advanced by the state House.</p><p>The measure would also prevent journalists and other organizations from using drones to observe private property without an owner's consent. State universities could still use unmanned aircraft to conduct educational research.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:44:56 +0000 The Associated Press 49442 at http://kbia.org Bill would limit drone use in the state Pakistan's elections unlikely to affect relations with US http://kbia.org/post/pakistans-elections-unlikely-affect-relations-us <p>Pakistan has reached a milestone for democracy. For the first time, the country has transferred power from one democratically elected government to another. Voters on Saturday rejected the incumbent party and picked the party led by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Fri, 17 May 2013 18:28:55 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 33866 at http://kbia.org Pakistan's elections unlikely to affect relations with US