Obama National Security Speech: President Obama to Lay Out New Drones Policy

President Obama will be using his speech today to clearly outline the parameters under which the administration uses drone strikes against terrorism suspects, American or other-wise. This comes after a white paper from the Justice Department was leaked detailing the four Americans that were killed in targeted drone strikes.

The policy expected to be outlined today is also likely going to get close attention by those following the U.S. reaction to Syria. There is a very good likelihood that President Obama could easily use drone strikes to interfere with the Syrian crisis. 

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