May 30, 2012

America's Drone War Is Fuelling Terrorism

Seumas Milne, The Guardian

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Hi-tech drone death squads are creating a dangerous global precedent, which will do nothing for U.S. security.

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TAGGED: United States, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Drones


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