- Presidential policy guidance on drone use was released into public domain this month
- Luke Hartig: It's time for the President to think about how we want to wage drone operations going forward
Luke Hartig is a fellow at New America and executive director of the Network Science Initiative at National Journal. From 2010-2016, he served in counterterrorism policy positions at the White House and the Department of Defense, most recently serving as senior director for counterterrorism on the National Security Council staff. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)While much of the debate over America's security policy during this presidential campaign has centered on the response to specific attacks -- Brussels, Orlando, Nice -- a remarkable thing happened earlier this month. Quietly, without much attention, the Obama administration released an important policy document into the public domain, one that has previously been classified at the highest levels, but which was released with surprisingly few redactions.