COLUMN: We need to talk about the drone strikes


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As the United States media continues to feed its obsession with President Donald Trump, some of his worst policies remain disturbingly underreported. One such policy is his increased use of drone strikes in war zones both declared and undeclared.

Former President Barack Obama was known as the drone president and for good reason. The U.S. drone assassination program began under President George W. Bush, but Obama accelerated the pace of drone strikes dramatically, eventually authorizing almost 10 times the number of strikes Bush did. 

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning, liberal darling Obama fundamentally changed the nature of warfare

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