Meet the Canadian challenging America's drone war
CBC News - Apr 5, 2013 5:25 AM ET
When a U.S. federal appeals court ruled last month that the CIA could no longer stay quiet about whether it has information on U.S. drone strikes, the decision made headlines around the world.
But for Jameel Jaffer, the Canadian-born lawyer who argued the case for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), it was the end of a three-year saga and the culmination of hundreds of hours of work for the small legal team that took on the suit.
Jameel Jaffer, a Canadian practising law in the U.S., is deputy legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union and a fellow at The Open Society. (Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images for the Open Society Foundation)