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9:48am

Thu May 23, 2013
Politics

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On Drones, Guantanamo

Screencap of President Obama as he speaks from the National Defense University, May 23, 2013
White House YouTube

8:58am

Thu May 23, 2013
The Two-Way

Reports: Obama To Limit Drones, Urge Action On Guantanamo

An American flag flying over Camp VI, where detainees are housed at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay.
Bob Strong Reuters /Landov
  • From 'Morning Edition': Dina Temple-Raston reports

Ahead of his much-anticipated speech Thursday afternoon at the National Defense University, there's word that President Obama:

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2:44am

Thu May 23, 2013
National Security

Obama Speech Expected To Touch On Drones, Guantanamo

Originally published on Fri May 24, 2013 10:54 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

This is MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

And I'm David Greene.

For months now, the Obama administration has promised to reveal more about America's secret drone program, and today could be the day. The president will speak this afternoon at the National Defense University, and he's planning to discuss America's fight against terrorism. He is expected to address everything from drones to the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

NPR's Dina Temple-Raston has this preview.

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4:27pm

Wed May 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Holder Acknowledges U.S. Citizens Killed In Drone Strikes

Originally published on Wed May 22, 2013 5:12 pm

A Nov. 2010 file image of Anwar al-Awlaki taken from video and released by SITE Intelligence Group.
Associated Press

For the first time, the U.S. government has acknowledged killing four American citizens in lethal drone strikes far outside traditional battlefields, confirming information that had been widely known but has only recently been unclassified under orders of the president.

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3:44pm

Sun May 5, 2013
National Security

The Hidden Cost Of The Drone Program

Originally published on Mon May 6, 2013 2:02 pm

A model of a drone is hoisted in the air at a protest of the U.S. military's use of drones during a demonstration on April 3 in New York.
Don Emmert AFP/Getty Images

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