Remote Control

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A US Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport on June 13, 2010.

In a series of articles, New York Times reporter Scott Shane has detailed the rise of drone warfare under the Obama administration. He discusses how we wage wars in 2012. Plus: WNYC's Beth Fertig continues the conversation on the role extra PTA funding has in schools; a new book looks at the effect of fracking; and the surprising economics behind local food trucks.