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Letter to the Editor of the Syracuse Post Standard

letters@syracuse.com Friends, “Is the US winning the drone war?” Doyle McManus poses this question in his April 30 Post-Standard syndicated column. It’s a question every U.S. taxpayer and policy maker might ask. But let’s first define the terms. What do we mean by “war”? There was a time when war was declared, and mutually visible forces clashed. A time when war entailed risk, sacrifice, and courage. A time when war might entail ideals. What does it mean to “win” a