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The Drone Surge: Today, Tomorrow, and 2047 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 February 2010 06:39

The Drone Surge: Today, Tomorrow, and 2047

By Nick Turse reposted from https://www.tomdispatch.com

One moment there was the hum of a motor in the sky above.  The next, on a recent morning in Afghanistan


What were once unacknowledged, relatively infrequent targeted killings of suspected militants or terrorists in the Bush years have become commonplace under the Obama administration.  And since a devastating December 30th suicide attack by a Jordanian double agent on a CIA forward operating base in Afghanistan, unmanned aerial drones have been hunting humans in the Af-Pak war zone at a record pace.  In Pakistan, an

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