Exclusive: Drones "inhumane", dead al Qaeda man's family says




 
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Exclusive: Drones "inhumane", dead al Qaeda man's family says
 
June 7th, 2012  
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Exclusive: Drones "inhumane", dead al Qaeda man's family says
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The brother of al Qaeda's second-in-command, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike, said Washington's use of the remote-controlled weapons is inhumane and makes a mockery of its claims to champion human rights. U.S. officials said on Tuesday that Libyan-born al Qaeda operative Abu Yahya al-Libi was killed by a drone strike in Pakistan, in what was described as a major blow to the militant group. The attack is likely to fuel an increasingly fierce debate about the legality and morality of the drones, which have become one of the chief U.S. ...




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