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The CIA has been authorized to kill with drones
President Trump authorized the CIA to conduct drone strikes
Under president Obama, the CIA would have to request a drone strike of the armed forces.
In July of 2016, the US stated that drone strikes between Jan 20, 2009 and Dec, 31 2015 had killed approximately 2400 combatants in areas outside of active hostilities.
In the same report, the US admitted to killing between 64-116 civilians with drones in the same regions.
In July of 2016, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism estimated that 633 civilians had been killed in Pakistan by US drone strikes.
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