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The Obama administration has in turn been secretive about its use of targeted drone strikes, boasted about the program's success, and fended off critics who say the strikes are killing and injuring too many civilians. A New York Times story published Tuesday has the administration's human rights critics buzzing again. A key revelation comes near the end of the article, written by Jo Becker and Scott Shane, under the heading, "'They Must All Be Militants.'"Obama, Becker and Shane write, was angry when informed that the first drone strike after he took office had killed innocent Pakistanis. But one of the measures the administration embraced to prevent future innocent casualties was to embrace a method of counting combatants that would rope in more innocents.
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
Hmm, Does that mean the lawyers standing next to a murderer makes a lawyer a murder?
Originally posted by OtherSideOfTheCoin
I don’t believe a word of this for the simple reason that it seems almost every week just now I am hearing about the civilian collateral damage caused by these drone strikes, if it was the case that standing near a terrorist made you a terrorist this would surely not be the case.
Some critical thinking is called for.