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The Inquiry: Do Drone Strikes Work?

Professor Brian Glyn Williams of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth explains how drones work and argues they have made the US safer.

In this excerpt, Brian Glyn Williams, professor of Islamic studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, argues that drone strikes have made the US safer.

Professor Williams spent four summers in Afghanistan researching terrorism and is the author of Predators: The CIA's Drone War on Al-Qaeda, based on his field work in Pakistan.

(Photo: Reaper flies without pilot. Credit: Getty Images)

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