Why aren’t Americans outraged over Trump’s escalation of drone strikes?

I think that there’s so many things that come across the TV screens that are spectacles, that people tend to pay attention to,” Lisa Ling, a former technical sergeant on drone surveillance systems who later became a whistleblower, told Salon. “But the use of these technologies to kill remotely has desensitized Western cultures to the real atrocities of war, and it’s basically relegated men, women and children to be as simple as something like, say, a video game. Because of that, it’s not as much of a spectacle as what we’ve been seeing on news media.”

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