Sun Apr 20, 2014 1:38PM

droneThe United States is using assassination drones in other countries in line with its self-declared right to kill, an analyst tells Press TV in an interview.

“It’s a flagrant violation of international law. It is establishing unilaterally by one nation, the United States, the right to kill at will,” Rick Rozoff said.

The analyst made the comments following a report by UN special rapporteur Christopher Haines that the US policy of using assassination drones presents a major challenge to the system of international law.

Rozoff said the US has been involved in “slaughter from the air” for a decade.

“They’re aerial assassins. If they offend international law, they certainly offend human morality,” he said.

Rozoff said it would be “simply ludicrous” to believe that thousands of Pakistanis killed in the US drone strikes have all been “high-profile al-Qaeda commanders.”

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