Obama's Drone Wars, "True Blood," And The Avett Brothers

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A boy watches a group of Afghan and U.S. commandos in their up armored Humvee in Shindand Afghanistan. The special forces have become more prominent in the U.S. war effort. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A boy watches a group of Afghan and U.S. commandos in their up armored Humvee in Shindand Afghanistan. The special forces have become more prominent in the U.S. war effort.

A boy watches a group of Afghan and U.S. commandos in their up armored Humvee in Shindand Afghanistan. The special forces have become more prominent in the U.S. war effort.

David Gilkey/NPR

In this week's podcast of weekends on All Things Considered, President Obama's drone wars. And then, voter ID laws: preventing fraud? Also, Alan Ball on his last season with "True Blood," the changing face of tennis, and parents behaving badly in Brooklyn. Plus, the music of the Avett Brothers.

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