Did you miss the context involved in the statement? We aren’t talking about drone strikes but soldiers going to the home and arresting the innocent families of critics and dissidents and putting them in prison! That is the context. Where is the precedent for that?
By the way Trump ordered the drone strike that killed the 8 year old. It is becoming impossible to carry on a serious discussion in this comment section. Nit picking and rank anti-intellectualism displayed as emotional venting is going to drive away commenters who seek not to vent their opinion but to engage with others in a broadening exploration of some issue.
While drone strikes are wrong, they are not the subject being discussed. Too many people rudely detour discussion from what is being discussed simply to express some favorite point of their own though unrelated to the issue except tangentially. Maybe that’s what some people prefer to do but as we all have seen elsewhere, very quickly a comment section becomes little more than a group of regulars vying for attention rather than seeking to debate or discuss anything in depth.
I reiterate… no one is excusing drone strikes but they weren’t what was being discussed.