White House Counterterror Advisor Defends Drone Use

John Brennan, the White House’s Chief Counterterrorism advisor, defended the U.S. reliance on drones Monday, stating that the use of the unmanned vehicles is not just legal, but also moral.

By Gabriella Landeros

John Brennan, the White House’s Chief Counterterrorism advisor, defended the U.S. reliance on drones Monday, stating that the use of the unmanned vehicles is not just legal, but also moral.

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