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originally posted by: allsee4eye
Obama authorized CIA of drone strikes. When the president changes, the new president has to give approval because the previous president's approval does not carry over to the new administration.
originally posted by: waftist
Ironic that you scoff at source validation given how you make threads hypocrite.
"Spokesmen for the Pentagon and the CIA declined to comment." That is as close as it gets beyond admitting it, because if it were untrue, surely they would deny it.
To the OP: Between this and the Saudi arms green lighting, it seems to prove that the position of presidency is still limited and controlled by other forces/entities. So even Trump gets trumped.
originally posted by: Gryphon66
He just gave one of the blackest knights a new sharp sword.
Strikes by missile-armed Predator and Reaper drones against oversea targets began under former President George W. Bush and were expanded by Obama.