Obama Administration Pushes Ahead With Drone Killings

According to a report published Sunday on the front page of the New York Times,

the Obama administration is pushing ahead with plans to establish a more systematic and regular program

of using unmanned drones

to kill people selected by the White House for death.

The newspaper estimated that US drone strikes have killed more than 2,500 people

—a death toll approximating the number killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001.

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