First article in a series of three on counter terrorism policy reprinted from the Washington Post by the Independent. Drone victims will hit 3,000 in the near future.Reads a bit like the Wild West mentality is still alive and well at the highest echelons of US government. What will they do with all this stuff when the last al Qaeda operative has been killed? What do we learn from a study of the end of the Cold War and the redeployment of the spooks and funnies? Its essay question time!