Barack Obama

Obama to Defend Targeted Killings, Discuss Changing Nature of Terrorism

Big counterterrorism speech at National Defense U today

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US President Barack Obama, who is set to deliver a counter-terrorism strategy speech, will discuss his plans for unmanned drones and Guantanamo Bay, a White House official said.

In a broad and comprehensive address at the prestigious National Defence University (NDU) today, Obama will lay out the framework for US counter-terrorism strategy as the US winds down the war in Afghanistan, and as he looks forward to the rest of his second term, a White House official said.