By Jim Emerson, staff writer
Christof Heyns, a United Nations investigator has accused the United States of targeted killing of Al-Qaeda terrorists using unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) thereby violating International Law, and in some cases, committing war crimes. Mr. Heyns’ biggest concern that successful use of drones to kill terrorists would encourage nations to acquire and use armed drones to target innocent civilians. International concerns over the use of armed drones came to the fore earlier this week when China and Russia complained to the UN Human Rights Council demanding it condemn drone attacks. These countries are condemning Armed UAV out of concerns that drone strikes could damage their assets in Syria.
The use of drones to track and kill terrorists in Pakistan have raised concerns they could be used to target terrorists outside of a war zones, where they run and hide to escape reprisal. Under the banner of “Human Rights” this leftist along with the ACLU … Continue Reading:Drone Threats: an issue we have to answer