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U.S. Congress blocked Obama´s plan to shift control of drone campaign from CIA to Military.

The Americas Security News Post .- Drone-wars-Inphograph credit to wsj

The Americas Post Security News .- Drone-wars-Inphograph credit to wsj

Congress has moved to block President Obama’s plan to shift control of the U.S. drone campaign from the CIA to the Defense Department, inserting a secret provision in the massive government spending bill introduced this week that would preserve the spy agency’s role in lethal counterterrorism operations, U.S. officials said.

The measure, included in a classified annex to the $1.1 trillion federal budget plan, would restrict the use of any funding to transfer unmanned aircraft or the authority to carry out drone strikes from the CIA to the Pentagon, officials said. GO TO SOURCE