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United Nations: Give Us Drones!

Worldsapart Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 12:07 AM
Which actions would those be? Volunteering with teens? Feeding the hungry? Giving to the poor? Traveling to elementary schools doing assemblies? Starting new churches? Rebuilding homes in Haiti? And this is just MY life. Have you been out of mommy's basement lately? (I feel I have the right to insult you with my words...seeing as how my actions have been speaking so loudly most of my life.)

Well this is fun: the U.N. looks like it's attempting its own military build up, now expressing interest in procuring drones from member countries. Ostensibly for purposes of monitoring the situation in the DRC, the drones would nevertheless represent a new frontier in terms of the international body's available powers. The Weekly Standard reports:

"The United Nations wants to use drones for the first time to monitor fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where Rwanda has been accused of aiding rebels," says the report, quoting U.N. officials.

The international body "is considering a range...