Obama’s Not So Secret Drone War

The Obama Administration has approved five times the number of covert drone strikes that George W. Bush did.

Thomson Reuters Digital Editor Chrystia Freeland sits down with Reuters’ Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist David Rohde to discuss his special report detailing the quiet expansion of presidential power under Obama. During their conversation David and Chrystia cover topics such as: the 3 american citizens executed abroad by the US government; the differences between CIA and US military drone strikes; the differences between the so called ‘personality’ and ‘signature’ strike; why it is a myth that drones are ‘light footprint’; the absurd covert/overt relationship between the United States and Pakistan.

Check out the full video on Obama’s secret drone war explained by Reuters’ David Rohde on Fast Forward:

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