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.
The 20 strikes were carried out over one morning, targeting fighters from the regional arm of al Qaeda, their equipment and infrastructure.
Working with a journalist who visited the targeted Yemeni village after the raid and gathered survivors' testimony, we have collected the names and ages of 25 civilians reportedly killed.
US jets kill at least 40 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen.
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...
The Bureau’s drones team discuss the news that three more US citizens were killed in a January drone strike in Pakistan.
A drone strike in Yemen reported killed three low-level al Qaeda fighters, but one is described as a 12-year old boy.
A Yemen expert discusses the ongoing US drone campaign.
Owen Bennett-Jones discusses the Senate report on CIA torture with Crofton Black, who researches the agency’s secret prisons for the legal NGO Reprieve.
A former head of GCHQ has urged the government to publish legal guidance governing intelligence sharing arrangements with the US, amid concerns that the UK might be complicit in targeted killing by Am...
Two academics examine the current trends in covert drone wars.
Background and suggested readings on the newly released legal document on the killing of Anwar al Awlaki.
Academic says drone strikes were ‘bad policy’ but the pause has not stopped militancy.
At least 41 people killed in three separate attacks in Yemen.
Attack comes less than a year after Obama promised ‘near certainty’ no civilians would be killed.
New Zealand and Australia have confirmed a US attack has killed two of their citizens.
Claim is part of an investigation into December 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding party.
A strike in the small hours reportedly killed a Yemeni farmer yesterday.