Robert Gates, the US Secretary of Defense, just said that Obama has authorized the use of of Predator Drones in Libya against Gaddafi's forces. In fact, the first mission of the Predator Drones in Libya had taken place earlier today.
An American drone apparently killed two U.S. troops in Afghanistan last week in what may be a first-of-its-kind case of friendly fire.
Today, in terrifying things about the world: Iraqi militants have been able to intercept video feeds from Predator surveillance drones with a simple Windows app. To rephrase, an iconic symbol of American military superiority can be foiled by, oh, anyone.