U.S. military drone surveillance is expanding to hot spots beyond declared combat zonesQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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A U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator drone sits on the flightline at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey.
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|As the Obama administration dials back the number of drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, the U.S. military is shifting its huge fleet of unmanned aircraft to other hot spots around the world. This next phase of drone warfare is focused more on spying than killing and will extend the Pentagon's robust surveillance networks far beyond traditional, declared combat zones.|
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