The Triton unmanned aircraft system is shown completing its first flight from the Northrop Grumman manufacturing facility in Palmdale, California (RUETERS/Northrop Grumman/Bob Brown).
President Barack Obama’s Counterterrorism Speech Nails it on Drone Strikes
May 24, 2013,
President Barack Obama’s counterterrorism speech Thursday explained his reasoning behind the use of certain techniques of warfare including drone strikes and Guantanamo detentions. Michael O'Hanlon looks at why Obama's focus on unmanned combat vehicles or drones was badly needed, and the explanation he provided is welcomed.