The controversial classified Department of Justice memo that permits the use of weaponized drones on U.S. targets (in exceptional circumstances) will be released to Congress, the New York Times reports. Two Congressional Intelligence Committees will be allowed to see the document, which originated in 2010 at the Justice Department. At the time, the department’s Office of Legal Counsel was looking into the drone attack that killed a Yemeni-based terrorist who was American-born. The Obama administration had been facing harsh public and political criticism about the memo, which has now been splashed across the headlines.
Do you feel drone tech is something that needs to be controlled more closely? Will drones become an everyday thing?