Episode

5/12 Jeremy Scahill: The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program

May 12, 2016

Intercept co-founder, journalist and author of the new book The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program, Jeremy Schaill explains the leaks delivered to the Intercept that reveal the Obama Administration’s global assassination program. How the Obama Administration’s metric for measuring deaths in drone strikes excludes measuring civilian deaths. The documents that reveal how the “kill chain” works and why the military wants more drones. The types of drone strikes. Military language and measuring “success”. The false allegation that Abdulrahman Anwar al-Awlaki was involved in terrorism. The history of modern American assassination policy and why Liberals have started supporting  Dick Cheney policies under the Obama era.

On the Fun Half: Debbie Wasserman Schultz won’t debate her opponent.  Arizona man wants to be a super hero by opening up fire on shoplifters. Bernie Sanders calls out Andrew Mitchell for carrying water for Hillary. Donald Trump did not oppose invading Iraq. Donald Trump hits Hillary on foreign policy.

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