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Drones: Package Deliverers, Or Our Extinction?

Updated: Friday, June 27 2014, 10:23 AM CDT
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Some experts are saying President Obama's reliance on drones for targeted killings is actually making the world a more dangerous place for Americans.

A Washington D.C. centrist think tank found the expansion of America's drone campaign by two successive administrations has increased the risk of perpetual war.

With the rise of Islamist groups, especially in Iraq and Syria, the report found "no indication that U.S. strategy to destroy Al Qaeda has curbed the rise of Sunni Islamic extremism, deterred the establishment of Shia Islamic extremist groups or advanced long-term U.S. security interests.

Among its main recommendations: the Department of Defense should be responsible for the use of lethal force.

And the CIA, which had been in the lead on high profile strikes, should stick to intelligence gathering.

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