The co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus says that new details about the Obama Administration’s secretive drone war call for heightened oversight.
“The Pentagon documents obtained by The Intercept echo what the Congressional Progressive Caucus has been saying for years. America’s drone program needs transparency and oversight,” said Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., in a statement e-mailed to the Intercept.
“Extrajudicial killings via drones are highly inaccurate and result in significant civilian casualties. The drone program breeds resentment and erodes our credibility with international partners,” he said.