Targeted Killings: Obama's Endless War

Kitfield, James
February 2013
National Journal;2/2/2013, p3
The article discusses the drone air strikes launched by the U.S. since Christmas 2012 in places where anti-American street protests are frequent. It says that the targeted killing program remains cloaked in secrecy as officials refuse to publicly acknowledge its existence, with only incomplete bits and pieces of information revealing the true rationale for such killings. It explains that the decision behind these attacks is part of a vision of how the U.S. have to fight modern wars.


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