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CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the amount of drone attacks the U.S. carries out as criticisms of the program rise.
Brian Todd reports on an Alitalia pilot's report of spotting a drone flying near JFK airport in New York on Monday.
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Congress has asked the Federal Aviation Administration to find a safe way to expand the use of drones in the U.S. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.
By Suzanne Kelly
The Obama administration publicly justified its use of unmanned drones to target suspected terrorists overseas for the first time Monday, with a top official saying the strikes are conducted "in full accordance with the law."
John Brennan, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said strikes are used when the option of capture is not feasible. Brennan discussed the strikes during a Monday address at the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Washington think-tank.
"President Obama said here five years ago, if another nation cannot or will not take action, we will," Brennan said. "And it is an unfortunate fact that to save many innocent lives we are sometimes obliged to take lives – the lives of terrorists who seek to murder our fellow citizens."
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