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Monday, April 30, 2012

Brennan defends U.S. Drone Attacks Despite Risks to Civilians

“‘Sometimes you have to take life to save lives,’ Brennan added, ‘and that’s what we’ve been able to do to prevent these individual terrorists from carrying out their murderous attacks.’

However, the CIA drone campaign has done more than target specific Al Qaeda figures. In Pakistan and now in Yemen, the agency has authority to conduct so-called ‘signature strikes,’ with missiles fired at fighters who are believed to pose a threat to American interests but whose names are not known. (Los Angeles Times)

Shoot first, dodge questions later.

FEE Timely Classic

Lawess Government” by Sheldon Richman