ROGER FITCH ESQ • THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
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"It turns out I'm pretty good at killing people."– Barack Obama, in a light-hearted aside
The announcement was unsurprising, as thePentagon admits it doesn't always know who it's killing.
President Obama's death-by-drone policy continues to attract critics, e.g. Germans unhappy to hear it's coordinated through Ramstein AFB, one of many American enclaves still embedded in Germany 70 years after the war ended.
Drone assassinations can still be averted by capture, as a lucky Texan discovered.
Muhanad al Farekh was fortunate to be kidnapped in Pakistan and (irregularly) extradited to the US - he's been nominated for drone-death since 2013.