The Legality Of US Drone Strikes Hinges On One Key Distinction

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 22, 2013 2:09 PM
There's been a lot of hubbub today about separate reports released today from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch covering the use of armed U.S. drones to target extremist militants. The reports contain some rather harrowing witness accounts of innocent victims blown to pieces in American drone strikes. Along with the reports comes the question of whether or not these sorts of strikes can be classified and possibly prosecuted as war crimes.