Stories related to drone strikes in Pakistan.
In this week’s Drone News, Abigail Fielding-Smith interviewed military affairs expert Peter Singer on his new book, Ghost Fleet, which manages to be both a treatise on the future of war and a novel. “It’s a smash-up of two genres … Continued
Shabwa, Yemen – Flickr/dianadrz Distinguishing between militants in Yemen and those merely associated with them is getting harder as the country’s war drags on, correspondent Iona Craig told this week’s Drone News. In conversation with the Open Society Justice Initiative’s Amrit Singh, … Continued
Six month update: at least 207 people killed in US counter-terrorism strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Just how much did the US’ closest allies know about drone killing of their citizens?
Giving the US drone programme to the Pentagon may not increase accountability, as many expect.
Strikes continue as a poll this month finds strong support in US for drone attacks overseas.
See Get the data: Drone wars for up to date figures on drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.
For information on how we compiled the data, see the methodology.
Who is dying in Pakistan drone strikes? See the Bureau’s Naming the Dead project.
See the latest US strikes in Pakistan or Yemen.