The Obama Administration and Predator Drones

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CIA operators use unmanned drones to kill suspected terrorists thousands of miles away, a practice that has stirred heated debate about international law and human rights. Their use in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other places is not officially acknowledged by the Pentagon. A UN report says President Obama is expanding the practice in possible violation of international laws that protect human rights, especially when innocent civilians become "collateral damage."

Credits

Guests:
Jane Mayer - New Yorker - @JaneMayerNYer, Hina Shamsi - American Civil Liberties Union - @hinashamsi, Christine Fair - Georgetown University - @CChristineFair, Greg Miller - Washington Post - @gregpmiller

Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Frances Anderton