Obama Talks About The Secrecy & Precision Of Drone Strikes

The very precision of drone strikes, and the necessary secrecy involved in such actions can end up shielding our government from the public scrutiny that a troop deployment invites.

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Those Deaths Will Haunt Us As Long As We Live

For me, and those in my chain of command, those deaths will haunt us as long as we live, just as we are haunted by the civilian casualties that have occurred through conventional fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Beyond The Afghan Theater, We Only Target Al Qaeda

Beyond the Afghan theater, we only target al Qaeda and its associated forces. Even then, the use of drones is heavily constrained.

Political Headlines 2013