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Within the U.S. military, the demand for drone operations – and the equipment to carry them out – has grown dramatically in recent years. Last week brought news that a January strike in Pakistan took out its intended targets in an al-Qaeda compound, but also killed two hostages held there – an American and an Italian. Craig Whitlock of The Washington Post joins Kojo to consider the implications of extended “targeted assassination” and surveillance programs that use drones overseas.
- Craig Whitlock Pentagon and national security reporter, The Washington Post
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