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Leaked Internal CIA Document Admits US Drone Program “Counterproductive”

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by poncho, Dec 19, 2014.

  1. poncho

    poncho Well-Known Member

    Mar 30, 2004
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    Obama Knew Drone Strikes Were Counter-Productive, But Did It Anyway

    Previously-leaked documents showed that the CIA warned Obama that funding rebels doesn’t work … but Obama decided to fund the Syrian rebels anyway for cynical political gain.

    Top CIA officers say that drone strikes increase terrorism (and see this). Indeed, virtually all aspects of the American “war on terror” strategy creates more terrorists and weakens our national security. And see this.

    Now, a leaked internal CIA memo shows that the Agency told Obama that drone strikes might be counter-productive. The Sydney Morning Herald reports today: