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Drone strikes have been a key element in US counterterrorism strategy overseas for over 15 years now at different levels of intensity. Trump is escalating them once again, but it’s time to reconsider the strategy. Drone strikes sometimes intentionally target US citizens abroad, depriving them of constitutional rights to life and due process as their own government kills them without a trial or conviction. They also kill innocent men, women and children unlucky enough to be nearby whenever the missile hits, if it indeed does hit its intended target. And the civilian casualties and wrong targets create anger and resentment, fueling more anger against the United States, and providing a major recruiting boost to militant groups. Drones probably create more terrorists than they kill, and we should quit making things worse by discontinuing drone strikes.
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Coach Vance debated in National Forensic League debate while in high school from 1979-1982. In college, he judged at high school NFL tournaments in North Carolina. A homeschooling dad himself, he realized the growing potential and benefit of homeschool debate and switched over to coaching homeschoolers a couple years later. In 2001, he helped Chris Jeub with bringing The Blue Book to a more advanced level. He has been co-authoring Blue Book ever since.