Facing the possibility that President Barack Obama might not win a second term, his administration accelerated work in the weeks before the Nov. 6 election to develop explicit rules for the targeted killing of terrorists by unmanned drones, so that a new president would inherit clear standards and procedures, according to two administration officials.
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Front Section, Pages 1 on 11/25/2012
Print Headline: U.S. pursuing rules to govern drone attacks