Comment: Official estimates show civilians more likely to be killed by CIA drones than by US Air Force actions. The reality is likely far worse

Armed drones became the symbol of US counter-terrorism policy under Obama (Picture: USAF) Targeted killings or assassinations beyond the battlefield remain a highly charged subject. Most controversial of all is the number of civilians killed in US covert and clandestine drone strikes since 2002. The new White House data relates only to Obama’s first seven years in […]

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