Under Obama, more targeted killings than captures in counterterrorism efforts – washingtonpost.com

When a window of opportunity opened to strike the leader of al-Qaeda in East Africa last September, U.S. Special Operations forces prepared several options. They could obliterate his vehicle with an airstrike as he drove through southern Somalia. Or they could fire from helicopters that could land at the scene to confirm the kill. Or they could try to take him alive.

Under Obama, more targeted killings than captures in counterterrorism efforts – washingtonpost.com

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