“It will make the North Koreans even more jumpy and have a way itchier trigger finger”
They’ve been increasingly used as the weapon of choice in the war on terror in Afghanistan and the middle east for their ability to drop bombs with precision.
Under Obama’s White House, up to 4,666 people — including 745 civilians — were killed by drone strikes, according to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Critics had even bigger concerns about the drone programme being handed over to Trump, with effectively no rules left in place by Obama.
Since being inaugurated Trump rolled back what little restrictions were in place, giving the CIA new authority to launch a drone strike.
The first strikes under Trump’s