Exclusive: PowerPoint Shows Drone Industry’s Lobbying Plan To Expand Over Domestic, Law Enforcement Markets : Republic ReportBy Lee Fang posted Feb 15th 2012 at 10:15AM
"One of the most senior al Qaeda fighters in Pakistan, Badar Mansoor, has been killed by a U.S. drone, according to local officials. Mansoor is suspected of orchestrating attacks in Pakistan and elsewhere that killed dozens of people. Pakistani officials say Mansoor was among four militants killed in the strike. On Thursday, 10 suspected militants were killed in a drone strike in Pakistan." by Feb 9
Feinstein is criticizing the administration.
"U.S. government officials have generally refused to discuss the CIA drone program publicly, even though it is well known in Pakistan. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has made a couple of comments that appeared to confirm the program, but were more ambiguous than Obama's statements Monday about U.S.-run drone operations "going after Al Qaeda suspects who are up in very tough terrain along the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan." by Feb 25
""Although U.S. government officials, including the president and the secretary of defense, have made statements on the record confirming the existence of the targeted killing program, the government has not disclosed the process by with it adds names to the so-called 'kill lists;' the standards under which it determines which Americans may be put to death; or the evidentiary bases on which it concluded that those standards were satisfied in any particular case," the complaint states." by Feb 25