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Rise of the Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret

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At www.rollingstone.com

In his first three years, Obama has unleashed 268 covert drone strikes, five times the total George W. Bush ordered during his eight years in office. All told, drones have been used to kill more than 3,000 people designated as terrorists, including at least four U.S. citizens. In the process, according to human rights groups, they have also claimed the lives of more than 800 civilians. Obama's drone program, in fact, amounts to the largest unmanned aerial offensive ever conducted in military history - never have so few killed so many by remote control.

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Fear and terror at the end of their billy clubs - ... by Lance Ciepiela on Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 at 5:30:08 PM