Monday, January 7, 2013

Here is some more on Obama's drone war, doesn't work.

1 comment:

  1. Anyone who understands counter-insurgency and covert action can list the reasons why drones are a stupid idea.

    Drones do absolutely nothing to change the environment in which creates the militancy on the ground. It does nothing to change attitudes, or even to create deterrence.

    Drones merely create resentment of the deepest kind. It's a cowardly and sinister operation which hits very few valuable targets and is bound to create collateral casualties.

    Unfortunately the CIA's use of drones is borrowed from the Israeli's use of "targeted killings" using helicopters and US-made air to ground missiles.

    Israel's program is a horrible failure for predictable reasons, and the US drone program is similarly folly.