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Was David Cameron’s Syria drone strike legal?

The justification the Prime Minister used in the Commons yesterday has set a high bar

By Shashank Joshi  

Drone strikes are commonly associated with US military policy, but this August Britain used the tactic. © U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson

On Monday afternoon, David Cameron made the dramatic announcement that a Hellfire missile fired by RAF drones killed two British nationals in Syria last month, Reyaad Khan from Cardiff and Ruhul Amin from Aberdeen. This is an important moment in British counter-terrorism. Despite…

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