OBAMA'S DRONE WAR A 'RECRUITMENT TOOL' FOR ISIS, SAY US AIR FORCE WHISTLEBLOWERS

OBAMA'S DRONE WAR A 'RECRUITMENT TOOL' FOR ISIS, SAY US AIR FORCE WHISTLEBLOWERS

FROM ITS INCEPTION, THE DRONE PROGRAM HAS BEEN TROUBLED BY REPORTS OF MISTAKEN TARGETING.

In the wake of the Paris attacks, Obama has stuck firm to his determination to avoid sending large numbers of US troops to Syria, beyond the limited engagement of special forces.
The letter, addressed to Obama, defense secretary Ashton Carter and CIA chief John Brennan, links the signatories' anxieties directly to last Friday's terror attacks in Paris.
The number of lethal airstrikes has ballooned under Obama's watch.

Four former US air force service members, with more than 20 years of experience between them operating military drones, have written an open letter to Barack Obama warning that the program of targeted killings by unmanned...

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