R | | Drama, Thriller, War
A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.
Bruce Greenwood's character tells the hanger full of new cadets that drone raids are different than first-person shooter video games. Bruce's voice can be heard in the first-person shooter video game, Call of Duty: MW3.
You look miles away.
Tom Egan: 7000. You want to know about my job?
Molly Egan: Yeah.
Tom Egan: Well, yesterday, I was flying over a house in South Waziristan. Well, it was night when I statrted flying over their house, but they couldn't see me. Even if it was day. It was a house ...
When preparing for a strike on an Al-Qaeda target in Yemen, crew member Suarez asks, "Since when are we at war with Yemen?" The answer given by her superiors at CIA HQ is that "we are dealing with sub-state actors". This is an existing term, but it's not used in reference to terrorist groups. Those are non-state actors and an agent giving the orders from Langley would not confuse these terms.
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