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UN Watchdog Urges Obama to Review Deadly Drone Policy

A U.N. human rights watchdog called on the Obama administration on Thursday to review its use of drones to kill suspected al-Qaida and Taliban militants abroad, and to reveal how it chose its targets. In its first report on Washington's rights record since 2006, it also called for the prosecution of anyone who ordered or carried out killings, abductions and torture under a CIA program at the time of President George W. Bush, and to keep a promise to close the detention facility at...

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