Tracking US drone strikes and other covert actions in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. The Bureau’s comprehensive reporting on civilian deaths helped lead to greater official transparency on targeted killing, and we will continue to provide the data needed to hold the White House to account.About the team @latest_strike
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The US has spent more than $70bn on Afghan security. But the defence against the Taliban is falling to some very unconventional soldiers.
US jets and drones have carried out 85 strikes in Yemen since Donald Trump's inauguration, more than in all of 2015 and 2016 combined.
If confirmed, an attack on Thursday which killed two militants would be the first US strike on in Pakistan since May last year - raising the possibility of a shift in policy.
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