Posts Tagged ‘glenn greenwald’

In light of the last post, this needs to be said. Barack Obama apparently has a fucked up view of executive power. From Greenwald: When Obama was seeking the Democratic nomination, the Constitutional Law Scholar answered a questionnaire about executive power distributed by The Boston Globe‘s Charlie Savage, and this was one of his answers: 5. Does the Constitution […]


I’m turning to Stephen Walt: This tells me that this incident wasn’t unusual, which is of course why no disciplinary action was taken against the personnel involved. What is different in this case is that two Reuters journalists got killed, and eventually a video got leaked and put on the internet. And if this particular episode is […]


Alright, one more before I go to bed. This one on the Wikileaks controversy. I’ll let Glenn Greenwald do the talking, with the caveat that this is not unique to the U.S. military–it’s worth keeping in mind that we still have some sense of the devastation of civilian casualty, whereas so many other countries and […]