The US president has limited the powers of the Pentagon
The president limited the Pentagon’s powers, subjecting commando operations and drone strikes to White House authorization.
US President Joe Biden has changed drone policy, now the Pentagon will not be able to use its unlimited powers to carry out drone strikes without permission, according to US media, President Biden secretly banned drone strikes outside war-torn countries as soon as he was sworn in. Which has now been brought to the media.
With the exception of Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon will no longer be able to carry out drone strikes and commando action without the president’s permission.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said drone strikes had been stopped in areas where the US military was present but there was no fighting.
John Kirby says the ban is not permanent, nor does it mean there will be no more drone strikes. He is committed to working with international partners to eliminate extremists. Earlier, former President Donald Trump Had also allowed drone strikes on US troops in Somalia and other countries.
According to US media reports, US military commando operations and drone strikes outside war-torn countries have a high death toll, which has been criticized by international organizations, which is why President Biden has Extraordinary change.