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Should the U.S. use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs/drones)??

Yes

1
Drones can fly farther than human pilots can, so they are more efficient.
2
Drone strikes are more precise than other weapons.
3
The majority of Americans support drone strikes.
4
Drones keep military personnel safer, and at less risk of psychological damage.
5
The U.S. usually strikes with the permission of the host country.
6
Drone strikes are legal, with the permission of the territory that is hit.
7
Since the U.S. uses drones, the U.S. military doesn?t have to occupy countries.
8
There are checks and balances to restrict drone use in the U.S.
9
Other countries have drones, so the military has to keep up.
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No

1
Drone strikes kill civilians, and even U.S. citizens.
2
When drone strikes kill civilians, their families may become terrorists.
3
Drone strikes increase anti-U.S. feeling.
4
The military is being secretive, so there is no accountability to U.S. citizens.
5
Drone strikes do not allow for last-minute corrections, if needed.
6
The U.S. shouldn?t be interfering with other countries in the first place.
7
If the U.S. uses drones against U.S. enemies, other countries may do the same.
8
The U.S. is more likely to strike to kill more often, because the cost is less.
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