The Pros And Cons Of Drone Strikes

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“The Positives About Drone Strikes”
Imagine sending out a remote-controlled, unmanned, aerial vehicle equipped with missiles and bombs that can hunt and kill a wanted target along with their army in remote countries. Since the attacks on September 11, 2001 when the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked by terrorists, the “War on Terror”begins. The “War of Terror”, or Global War on Terrorism, refers to the international military campaign that started after the September 11 attacks on the United States (War). To break or control terrorism better, the government sends in drones to take out their leaders in Al-Qaeda, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or other major terrorist groups from afar (Miller). There are many reasons why drones are a popular choice in the government instead of using ground troops; for example, it is safer for the United States to send a drone to kills terrorists instead and it if a drone strike plan backfires, the worst that can occur is the drone gets destroyed.
After the September attacks on the World Trade Center, the government started to send in drone airstrikes to minimize terrorist forces. The drones are sent by a nearby ally state and controlled in the United States, then head towards areas in
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Even if drones can do a considerable job in taking out groups of enemies, innocent civilians are killed as well in the collateral damage. When a family member dies, the relatives will almost always have a grudge at the person or thing that killed them. When someone gets killed in a United States drone explosion, caring relatives may feel obligated to join a terrorist group for revenge against the United States. The drone strikes have killed hundreds, but “recruited thousands” at the same time (Jeremy). What if your father and mother died in a United States drones missile explosion, would you join a group that terrorized the country that killed your
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