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The Predator War

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The New Yorker, 26 October 2009
Jane Mayer’s hair-raising account of the risks of ‘the “push-button” approach to fighting Al Qaeda’. She gives the figures of people killed during the 41 drone strikes since President Obama’s inauguration (between 326 and 538, ‘many bystanders’), explores the psyche of those remote-operating the drones and the role of contractors and shows how the program is running in ‘an accountability void’.


Obama War