America’s Drone Wars

This was used to fuel the fire for my students at THINK Global School to come up with juicy and provocative questions in preparation for our upcoming trip to Washington, DC.

First, watch this film that discusses the Obama administration using unmanned drones and clandestined special forces to fight the War on Terror. Teachers only show first What do you think of this? What are some possible drawbacks?

Then read the following article, and keep in mind that America is based on the ideals of freedom and due process.

What is due process? 

Article 1: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/05/us/politics/us-memo-details-views-on-killing-citizens-in-al-qaeda.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

Article 2: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/02/drone-strikes-on-us-terror-suspects-legal-ethical-wise-white-house-says/

Article 3: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21361800

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