Israel should stop suppressing debate about its drone policy
There is no reason why Israel can't admit publicly that that the IDF uses drones for strike missions in Gaza. Hiding unmanned warfare from the public view, in stark contrast to the recent U.S. Senate hearings, only shuts down a long-overdue debate on Israel's drone policy.
The political and media discourse in the United States over recent weeks has focused on the issue of drones, unmanned aerial vehicles that carry out strikes on Al-Qaida targets in Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan and other parts of the globe, tens of thousands of kilometers from America's shores. The Obama administration leaked a legal memo setting out the wide powers of the president to order the killing of terror...
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