January 8, 2013

John Brennan, Obama's Drone Warrior

Bergen & Rowland, CNN

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President Barack Obama has nominated his top counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, to be the next director of the CIA. If there is an emerging Obama doctrine to deal with the threat from al Qaeda and its allies, it is clearly a rejection of the use of conventional military forces and a growing reliance instead on the use of drones and U.S. Special Operations Forces -- and Brennan has been central to Obama's policy.

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