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Drone Deaths

The ‘Drone Papers' Do Not Reflect All Drone Programs, Especially in Pakistan

C. Christine Fair | Posted 10.28.2016 | World
C. Christine Fair

The "Drone Papers" suffer from "selection bias." Selection bias occurs when the information that is available (the "sample") is not representative of all information about a particular subject ("the universe"). These leaked documents represent an infinitesimally small fraction of all information about various drone programs in different countries and under different operational commands (e.g. CIA versus Department of Defense).

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...

U.S. Makes Major Admission On Drones

The New York Times | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — One day before President Obama is due to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration on Wednesday formally acknowle...

U.S. Drone Strikes Are Causing Child Casualties

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The impact of America's drone war in the likes of Pakistan and Yemen will linger on, especially for the loved ones of the 178 children killed in those countries by U.S. drone strikes.

I Am Going to Pakistan Because Too Many Questions Remain About U.S. Drone Strikes

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.14.2013 | World
Robert Greenwald

I'm going to Pakistan to investigate what life is like for those living under drones. Critical questions must be asked. Do these drone strikes make the United States any safer, or are they a prime recruitment tool resulting in more militancy?

Obama Administration's Drone Death Figures Don't Add Up

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

By Justin Elliott ProPublica June 18, 2012, 4:12 p.m.Last month, a "senior administration official" said the number of civilians killed in drone stri...

More Deaths In Pakistan Drone Attacks

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 10 people have been killed after a suspected US drone fired missiles into Pakistan's North Waziristan region, Pakistani intelligence has said...