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Obama Will Not Roll Back Drone Program Before Trump Takes Office

HeadlineNov 17, 2016

Meanwhile, The Guardian is reporting that President Obama will not tighten rules governing the U.S. drone assassination program before Donald Trump’s inauguration. The decision will leave Trump with the world’s most lethal program of targeted killings. The Obama administration said this year that between 64 to 116 civilians have been killed in drone attacks since Obama took office. However, monitoring groups estimate the death toll from drone-related killings is as much as 10 times higher than that estimate.

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