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‘Will you apologize to Muslims you’ve killed?’: Obama’s speech heckled | YouTube

Obama’s ironclad way of battling terrorists sparked heated debate during his speech in Washington. At one point the president was stopped in his tracks by an angry audience member. RT’s Ivor Crotty outlined what made the woman break Obama’s script. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air For more on this story, visit: ‘Will you apologize to Muslims you’ve killed?’: Obama’s speech heckled – ...

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Senate hearing blasts Obama’s refusal to share details of drone program | McClatchy

Democratic and Republican senators joined a former deputy chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday in urging the Obama administration to make public more information about its top-secret targeted killing program amid questions about the legality and effectiveness of hundreds of CIA drone strikes in Pakistan and elsewhere. For more on this story, visit: Senate hearing blasts Obama’s ...

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178 Report | War Costs

Youth Disrupted: Effects of U.S. Drone Strikes on Children in Targeted Areas Since the George W. Bush administration’s first use of targeted assassinations via drone strikes, aimed at Al Qaeda and associated forces, in 2002, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) reports at least 178 innocent children (up to age 17) have died directly as a result of U.S. drone ...

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Obama ‘drone-warfare rulebook’ co8demned by human rights groups | guardian.co.uk

New York Times reports administration attempting to set out circumstances in which targeted assassination is justified President Barack Obama’s administration is in the process of drawing up a formal rulebook that will set out the circumstances in which targeted assassination by unmanned drones is justified, according to reports. The New York Times, citing two unnamed sources, said explicit guidelines were ...

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