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Background The Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay: A Dark Chapter 

Soon after September 11, 2001 and the ensuing global war on terror, the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay was established.

Statement Stop Drone Strikes: Faith Groups Respond 

More than 150 religious leaders gathered to attend the Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare at Princeton Theological Seminary on January 23-25, 2015. The attendees represented many of the world's religions, and the Just War, Pacifist and Just Peace traditions.

Update The Failure of Security Assistance – From Latin America to North Africa 

Our government must stop providing foreign security forces with millions of dollars of training and weapons with little oversight, accountability, or success metrics.

Update The 'No Military Solution' is the Only Solution 

The United States must move towards non-military solutions to its foreign policy challenges.

Letter 15 NGOs Sign Letter In Support of Civilian Protection in Iraq and Syria 

FCNL joins 14 other organizations in calling for greater protection of Civilians in Iraq and Syria.

Update Drone Warfare Is Still War 

Yesterday, President Obama delivered a lofty foreign policy speech at West Point in which he announced his vision for American counterterrorism policy post-Afghanistan.

Background Drones Reports Reveal Problems 

Researchers from some of the United States' top legal programs have published in-depth analyses of the legal, strategic and ethical dimensions of the U.S. drones program. Their works help to provide facts and support for FCNL's principled call to end the problematic use of armed drones around the world. Here is what they found

Background Drones: The Face of War Today 

The new face of U.S. warfare is an armed drone. Drones scan the skies in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, ready to assassinate those on U.S. government kill lists.

Background Understanding Drones 

Drones are quickly becoming one of the U.S. military's primary weapons as the U.S. counterterrorism shifts from engaging in traditional, specified armed conflicts to targeting and killing individuals regardless of their location. Here's what you need to know.

Update A Case for Less use of Force 

Yesterday afternoon, President Obama discussed his administration’s Counterterrorism policy in a speech at the National Defense University. In a simultaneously impressive and disappointing display, the President spoke more candidly about the U.S. Counterterrorism policy, including the drones program, than he has yet to date.

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