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January 17, 2013

Zero Dark Thirty controversy drones on

Does a tweet about unmanned warfare equal endorsement?
Actress Jessica Chastain is shown in a scene from the film "Zero Dark Thirty". REUTERS/Jonathan Olley/Sony Pictures

The controversy over "Zero Dark Thirty", a film depicting the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, has once again spilled onto social media.

On Thursday the film's official Twitter account sent out a tweet that many interpreted as support for the US drone programme. This follows criticism over what some see as an endorsement of torture in the film.

Here's the tweet behind the latest criticism. It has since been deleted:

Twitter - ZeroDarkThirty- To find a man in hiding, you ...