Photo Gallery: Drones and the Future of War
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Photo Gallery: Drones and the Future of War

Obama's Shadowy Drone War Taking Out the Terrorists by Remote Control

Under former US President George W. Bush, the CIA used dubious methods, including the kidnapping and torture of suspects. President Barack Obama promised to clean things up, but instead he has turned to joystick warfare. These days, the CIA does its killing with the press of a button, with high-tech drone aircraft.
Von Klaus Brinkbäumer und John Goetz
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan