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Yemen Drone Strikes

Yemeni Families Sue U.S. Over Drone Strike

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) - The families of two Yemeni men killed in 2012 have sued the United States, alleging they were innocent bystanders hit b...

Official: Drone Strikes In Yemen Kill 7 Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

AP | Posted 10.16.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Two separate airstrikes in Yemen's south killed seven suspected militants Saturday, a Yemeni security official said. The offici...

The Slaughter of a Wedding Party in Yemen: Anatomy of a Bad Drone Strike

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

The almost weekly killing of terrorists in Yemen and Pakistan rarely make headlines. But when there are claims that innocent civilians have died in a rare drone strike mistake it creates news around the world.

Reports: US Drone Strike Kills Two Al Qaeda Suspects In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

ADEN, Yemen, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Two suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a U.S. drone strike in the southeastern province of Hadramout on Wedn...

Matt Sledge

Every Yemen Drone Strike Creates 40 To 60 New Enemies For U.S. | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- A former State Department official in Yemen says every U.S. drone killing there of an al Qaeda operative creates 40 to 60 new enemies of A...

Yemeni Journalist: U.S. Drone Strikes Help Al Qaeda, Harm U.S Security

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 08.12.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Drone strikes continue to rock Yemen as the U.S. embassy remains closed due to terrorist threats. And yet it seems the United States' anti-terrorist e...

Another Day, Another Drone Strike In Yemen

AP | AHMED EL-HAJ | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed two alleged al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Saturday, military officials said, makin...

As Drone Strikes Grow In Yemen, So Does Collateral Damage

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- The cleric preached in his tiny Yemeni village about the evils of al-Qaida, warning residents to stay away from the group's fighters a...

Who Owns the Drones?

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It is nice to know that we won't use drone strikes on American soil. Perhaps some day we won't fly drones over countries with which we are not at war.

Dumb and Dumber

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 04.14.2013 | World
Tom Engelhardt

The CIA pushed for and built the base; the White House clearly accepted it as a fine idea. An informal network of key media sources agreed that it really wasn't worth the bother to tell the American people just how stupidly their government was acting.

Obama's Legacy: Drone Wars

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

During his second term, President Obama may take action on vital domestic issues but he will also continue the war on terror with a bloated national security establishment and ferocious use of killer drones.

Drone Strike Kills 3 Alleged Militants In Yemen, Wounds Others

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A U.S. drone airstrike on a vehicle Monday east of Yemen's capital of Sanaa killed three suspected al-Qaida militants and wounded...

Suspected U.S. Drone Attack Kills At Least 8 In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni military officials say eight people have been killed in two suspected U.S. drone strikes in Abieda valley in central Marib...

Joshua Hersh

Obama's Second Term Will Bring New Challenges Over Drone Strikes | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday morning, as many Americans sifted through the voter data and exit poll numbers of President Barack Obama's reelection the n...

Officials: U.S. Drone Strike Kills 4 Suspected Militants In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni security officials say an airstrike targeting a vehicle traveling through the country's east has killed at least four susp...

Drone Strikes Kill 7 Militants In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Suspected U.S. drone strikes killed at least seven al-Qaida-linked militants in southern Yemen on Thursday, Yemeni security offi...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL HAJ | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A Yemeni military official says a U.S. drone strike has hit a house owned by a senior member of al-Qaida, killing five suspected milit...

Reports: U.S. Drone Kills Top Al Qaeda Militant

AP | AHMED AL HAJ | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A U.S. drone strike Sunday killed a top al-Qaida militant wanted for allegedly masterminding a 2002 attack on a French oil tanker, Yem...

Clinton Defends Drone Strikes

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

By Arshad Mohammed ISTANBUL, June 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday implicitly defended Washington's u...

Deploying Killer Drones in Yemen Will Make Us All Less Safe

Cori Crider | Posted 07.25.2012 | World
Cori Crider

Sharif's children enjoyed their time in the prison garden. But they did not understand why Sharif could not leave with us. As we pulled away, I wondered: How many more families will we tear apart in Yemen in our misdirected zeal to keep ourselves safe?

Suspected U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 11 Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 11 al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Saturday, Yemeni military officials said. The...