President Obama’s new normal: the drone strikes continue – by Amy Goodman

Americans abhor mass shootings in our communities, but why do we allow our government to kill so many innocents abroad? There has been yet another violent attack with mass casualties. This was not the act of a lone gunman, or of an armed student rampaging through a school. It was a group of families en route to a wedding that was killed. The town was called Radda – not in Colorado, not in Connecticut, but in Yemen. The weapon was not an easy-to-obtain semiautomatic weapon, but missiles fired from US drones.
Six months after President Obama laid out US rules for using armed drones, a Bureau analysis shows that covert drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan have killed more people than in the six months before the speech.
read all @ http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/26/obama-drone-strikes-yemen-pakistan-continue

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