Tag Archives: Barack Obama and drones

How Obama went from reluctant warrior to drone champion

… there’s the president who, over the last seven years, has sanctioned the largest targeted killing campaign in American history.

Obama speech suggests possible expansion of drone killings | McClatchy

Nearly 4,000 people are estimated to have died in U.S. drone strikes since 2004, the vast majority if them conducted by the CIA in Pakistan’s tribal area bordering Afghanistan. A mechanic works on one of the Marine Corps’ two K-MAX unmanned helicopter sat Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. The two drones are used for supply missions […]