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The United States was identified Wednesday as the world's No. 1 user of
targeted killings -- largely as a result of its dependence on unmanned drone
attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
A report released by the United Nations called the drone attacks part of a
"strongly asserted but ill-defined license to kill without accountability"
and warned that they are contributing to an erosion of longstanding
international rules governing warfare. It urged states to identify publicly
the rules of international law believed to provide a basis for any attempted
targeted killings as well as the rationale for deciding to kill instead of capture
Originally posted by TheCoffinman
reply to post by boondock-saint
excellent point good sir. that is an excellent point, there is a double-standard here. when one has a massive propaganda machine backing it, of course its gonna make the other side look evil and your side the good guys. drones are no different than a guy with bombs strapped to his chest under his coat. none...