The Obama administration has been nearly silent on the military drone program which targets militants overseas
. This week, the legal justification for drones and their use against American citizens offshore was leaked to NBC News
. And on Thursday, John Brennan, one of the architects of the program, was grilled about drones at a Senate confirmation hearing. He'll soon be the CIA's new director. Brennan says drones are a more humane form of warfare. Critics say they make waging war too easy, and makes killing meaningless when the trigger is pulled from the other side of the world. Brandon Bryant
was a US Air Force drone operator for more than five years. His drones flew in Afghanistan and Iraq, while he sat in a control room in Nevada or New Mexico. He shares his experience with Day 6.