US air wars under Trump: increasingly indiscriminate, increasingly opaque

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Lack of transparency over looser rules of engagement is hallmark of administration, writes Julian Borger

The escalating air war in Somalia is part of a global pattern of an ever broader and unfettered use of air power that has it roots in the Obama administration but which has been spurred on and expanded under Donald Trump.

In the first year of his presidency, Trump has gone out of his way to claim credit for the defeats inflicted on Islamic State, attributing it to his loosening of constraints on his generals.

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