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Hegelian Dialectic

John Brennan, counterterrorism advisor to President Barack Obama, has reportedly taken on the lead role in selecting which terrorists will be targeted for drone attacks or raids by the U.S. military or the CIA.
Brennan and his small team at the White House now consult with the State Department and other agencies on who should go on the target list. This change has reduced the relevancy of the Department of Defense in the decision-making, according to the Associated Press.
After consulting with others in the administration, Brennan is in a position to tell Obama who next should be killed.

Saying that President Barack Obama “has instructed us to be more open with the American people” in the use of drones to kill suspected terrorists abroad, White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan said Monday that the controversial strikes are “ethical and just,” with each one being carefully vetted.

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