By a vote of 37-0, the Michigan state Senate passed a bill denying the federal government the power to indefinitely detain Michigan citizens under provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

The Air Force has decided to remove drone strike statistics from reports of activity in Afghanistan.

In an article in the Sunday New York Times, reporters cite anonymous administration officials in justifying the assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accused the United States of secretly working with the Taliban to facilitate terrorist attacks in order to demonstrate a need for U.S. troop presence in the war-torn country after the scheduled withdrawal of Western combat units at the end of next year.

The Rand Paul filibuster against drone strikes in the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director brought praise from across the political spectrum, but also harsh (and inaccurate) criticism from the Wall Street Journal and other neoconservative pundits.

In a one-sentence letter, Attorney General Eric Holder said the president does not have the authority to use drones to kill an American not engaged in combat on American soil.

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filibustered the nomination of John Brennan for nearly 13 hours, challenging the president's authority to kill Americans on American soil without due process of law.

The Turkish Communist terrorist organization the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) has claimed responsibility for the March 1 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, which killed a security guard and the bomber.

In a radio interview, Senator Rand Paul asked whether the Obama administration is covering up its supply of arms to the very extremists it has named as enemies in the War on Terror.

As the drone war expands in Africa, the Department of Homeland Security orders domestically deployed Predator drones equipped with technology that can track gun owners and follow cellphone signals.

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