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Obama: New guidelines in place for drone strikes


Published:   |   Updated: May 23, 2013 at 04:04 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he has signed new policy guidelines to oversee when the U.S. can use drone strikes against suspected terrorists.

Obama says clear guidelines, oversight and accountability are spelled out in “policy guidance” he signed Wednesday.

He said today in a speech that the administration has been working for the past four years to put in place a framework that governs the use of force against terrorists.

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