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The President and his new Best Friend: The Drone

"Say hello to my little friend.............." (From Scarface)

So now that the president has realized what an effective practice using drones is, he has stepped it up and is now building a drone base in Niger. The new base will be used for surveillance missions in the latest efforts by the president to help the French in their efforts to battle Islamic militants in neighboring Mali. The U.S. has now deployed 100 troops to the West African nation of Niger.

In a letter to Congress on Friday, President Obama said the deployment would "provide support for intelligence collection and will also facilitate...