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The military is supposed to protect us from criminals, but it has done more than that.
It has also created an empire of its own, using the law to control us.
The Supreme Court ruled in April that the military can now deploy drones to assassinate American citizens, even if they are not suspected of any wrongdoing.
And the military has now used a similar tactic to keep Americans from leaving their homes in an emergency.
As a result, the United States has become a country that, while technically “open” to the free flow of people, has become the most heavily militarized in the world.
The U.N. estimates that at least 60,000 people have been killed in drone strikes, while there are about 200,000 U.K. troops stationed in Afghanistan.
The use of drones in the U,S.
has been the subject of much discussion, with lawmakers and legal scholars saying that the armed forces should not be used to carry out the law.
The drones have been used for surveillance and assassination, and a 2013 report by the Congressional Research Service noted that the United Kingdom’s use of the drones is not limited to targeting al-Qaida members or their associates.
The report noted that “the Royal Air Force is known to employ drones for the purpose of conducting raids and other activities in the UK.”
In the years following 9/11, the U