July 8, 2013

Does the USA Really Want To Be Known For Droning Others...


NYU grad student Josh Begley asks the question," How do you kill your way out of a complex problem?"  Turns out the United States began its first covert drone program in 2002.  Yemen was the recipient of the first series of drone attacks killing non-intended targets in its wake.  Since 2002 there have been nearly 500 strikes and approximately 5000 people impacted by our country's choice to scour out the bad guys while inadvertently eliminating the innocent.

While I intellectually understand that there is an argument to be made for drone missions, I continue to struggle with the concept.  The following video might make you think twice, too ...


http://www.upworthy.com/ive-needed-someone-to-break-down-this-whole-drone-thing-for-me-and-this-nyu-student-finally-did-it-2?c=upw1

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