Agent Orange: The Lasting Effects Of Agent Orange

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Register to read the introduction… The problem with this is that this idea died out around George W. Bush's first term as president, but we have been fed the same thing and everyone knows why we are there. Supporters of drone warfare are humbled by the fact that a terrorist target has been taken out with no American casualties besides maybe a piece of equipment. When critics see the same thing happen, they begin to question where to draw the line. The issue is that the line has been drawn already, but organizations such as the C.I.A. Are willing and are able to cross that line and getting away with it because they are able to justify sending a hellfire missile into Middle Eastern territory. When agent orange was introduced into Vietnam, military personal were delivering massive amounts of it upon the native jungle regions of Vietnam, Eastern Laos, and parts of Cambodia. While it was effective at doing its purpose, it arose question from critics back home and the rest of the civilized world. Unintentional casualties have continued to occur because of the lasting effects of agent orange. Much like how agent orange has caused defects and death even decades after it was used, arms from the drones in the present day are causing collateral damage as well. While effectively killing a high ranking C.I.A. target, Al Qaeda claimed the target's wife, three of his daughters, a granddaughter and other children and adults were also killed by the drone missile.Just because the United States has the strongest military and one of the largest economies in the world does not mean that it should be able to do whatever it wants regardless of the consequences, which are more often than not dismissed. The C.I.A. Has far too much authority and the fact remains that even if everyone in the country disagreed with how they were using their drones, they would still find a way to do it discreetly

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