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Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights speaks during a press conference about his annual report to the Human Rights Council on the use of remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, in extraterritorial lethal counter-terrorism operations, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.. The expert will also refer to his reports on his 2013 missions to Burkina Faso and Chile. (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini)

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Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights speaks during a press conference about his annual report to the Human Rights Council on the use of remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, in extraterritorial lethal counter-terrorism operations, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.. The expert will also refer to his reports on his 2013 missions to Burkina Faso and Chile. (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini)

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Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights speaks during a press conference about his annual report to the Human Rights Council on the use of remotely piloted aircraft, or drones, in extraterritorial lethal counter-terrorism operations, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.. The expert will also refer to his reports on his 2013 missions to Burkina Faso and Chile. (AP Photo/Keystone,Martial Trezzini)

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The rapid spread of drone technology raises questions far beyond the U.S., says Ben Emmerson, the U.N. special rapporteur on human rights and counterterrorism.