An Inconvenient Truth – By Micah Zenko | Foreign Policy

If you build it, they will use it …  one problem with drones–and the legacy of scope creep in the ghost fog of war:

It turns out that the Obama administration has not been honest about who the CIA has been targeting with drones in Pakistan. Jonathan Landay, national security reporter at McClatchy Newspapers, has provided the first analysis of drone-strike victims that is based upon internal, top-secret U.S. intelligence reports. It is the most important reporting on U.S. drone strikes to date because Landay, using U.S. government assessments, plainly demonstrates that the claim repeatedly made by President Obama and his senior aides — that targeted killings are limited only to officials, members, and affiliates of al Qaeda who pose an imminent threat of attack on the U.S. homeland — is false.

via An Inconvenient Truth – By Micah Zenko | Foreign Policy.

 

 

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