Dealing Remote-Control Drone Death, the US has Lost its Moral Compass

By Akbar Ahmed and Lawrence Wilkerson
The Guardian
May 17, 2013

The armed drone is being heralded as the next generation of American military technology. It can fly overheard with its unblinking eye, almost invisible to its targets below. Without warning, its missiles will strike, bringing certain death and destruction on the ground. All the while, the military pilot, sitting in a cushioned recliner in an air-conditioned room halfway across the world, is immune from the violence wrought from his or her single keystroke.

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