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Drone Casualties

Who Counts?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In the twenty-first-century world of drone warfare, one question with two aspects reigns supreme: Who counts? In Washington, the answers are the same: We don't count and they don't count.

Defending the Predators: The Argument for the Killer Drone

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
Brian Glyn Williams

Wild claims by anti-drone activists dominate the conversation, since the CIA and military have an official policy of not commenting on drone strikes. Average U.S. citizens cannot talk to drone pilots to find out whom they are killing based on what intelligence and why. However, recently, at a conference on drones at Boston College, I got the extraordinary opportunity to do just that.

One Group's Struggle To Record The Deaths From U.S. Drone Strikes In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we talked to Jack Serle about the Uni...

House Committee Rejects Drone Casualty Records Provision

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee rejected a proposal on Thursday that would have required U.S...

This Memorial Day: Remembering 4,700 Killed by U.S. Drones

Peter Van Buren | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

This Memorial Day, in addition to our own dead, we remember the 4,700 people (estimated; the actual body count is classified and/or unknown) killed by American drones.