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Predator Drones Patrol Frontlines of Terror Fight

The reported killing of an al Qaeda operative in Pakistan is raising new questions about the CIA-operated Predator drone. Only a small number of terror suspects are known to have been killed by Predators.

Experts say they're relatively cheap, deadly accurate and great at hitting targets on the move.

 

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Mary Louise Kelly is a co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine.