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From: AlJazeeraEnglish | 21 Apr 2011 US president Barack Obama has approved the use of armed...
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From: AlJazeeraEnglish | 21 Apr 2011 US president Barack Obama has approved the use of armed drones in Libya, authorising US airstrikes against ground forces for the first time since America turned control of the military operation over to NATO. The first armed drone mission since Obama's go-ahead was flown on Thursday, but the aircraft, armed with Hellfire missiles, turned back due to poor weather conditions without firing any of its munitions. Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane has more.