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Originally published Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 11:41 AM

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Obama: New guidelines in place for drone strikes

President Barack Obama says he has signed new policy guidelines to oversee when the U.S. can use drone strikes against suspected terrorists.

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WASHINGTON —

President Barack Obama says he has signed new policy guidelines to oversee when the U.S. can use drone strikes against suspected terrorists.

Obama says clear guidelines, oversight and accountability are spelled out in "policy guidance" he signed Wednesday.

He says Thursday in a speech that the administration has been working for the past four years to put in place a framework that governs the use of force against terrorists.

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