Customs Border Patrol Air and Marine division blackhawk helicopter unmanned aerial vehicle Fort Huachuca Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007 in Sierra Vista, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

‘OK, Fine. Shoot Him.’ Four Words That Heralded A Decade Of Secret US Drone Killings

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) usually gets all the credit for the first US drone targeted killing beyond the conventional battlefield. But it was the military which gave the final go-ahead to kill on November 3 2002. Lt General Michael DeLong was at Centcom headquarters in Tampa, Florida when news came in that the CIA had […]