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The Chinese have more respect for "due process" than the US.

Chinese Plan to Kill Drug Lord With Drone Highlights Military Advances
Published: February 20, 2013

BEIJING — China considered using a drone strike in a mountainous region of Southeast Asia to kill a Myanmar drug lord wanted in the murders of 13 Chinese sailors, but decided instead to capture him alive, according to an influential state-run newspaper.

The plan to use a drone, described to the Global Times newspaper by a senior public security official, highlights China’s increasing advances in unmanned aerial warfare, a technology dominated by the United States and used widely by the Obama administration for the targeted killing of terrorists.

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Whether or not the head of China's drug bureau

bragged about not having used the military and not having killed any foreign citizen in resolving the matter, he did not state the reason for the decision not to use drones, nor that drones wouldn't be used in the future. Indeed, the subject of this article was on advances in drone technology. The title of this post is misleading.

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~ John Muir


You cannot be serious.

Maybe in this one instance but Chinese jurisprudence is overwhelmingly an abomination. This is Star Chamber country.