US-Präsident Trump will einer NBC-Recherche zufolge eine weitere Entscheidung seines Amtsvorgängers aufheben und der CIA wieder größere Autonomie bei der Planung und Durchführung von Drohnenangriffen in vielen Ländern einräumen

"The White House also is drafting a new written policy on counterterrorist operations outside of war zones that would supercede the so-called drone playbook that the Obama administration had hoped would govern the decisions of future presidents, several officials said. The drone playbook, known as the Presidential Policy Guidance, or PPG, includes a provision that no strike should go forward unless analysts determine that there is a near-certainty that no civilians will be harmed. And it includes a provision forbidding the addition of new detainees to the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Trump administration is contemplating removing both of those restrictions, officials involved in the planning told NBC News. These developments concern human rights activists, who argue that the CIA is less accountable than the military."

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