How many people have CIA drone strikes killed in the “Global War on Terror”? Earlier this week U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a supporter of the drone program, put the figure at 4700.
A recent report by Peter Bergen and Katherine Tiedemann of the New America Foundation provides a detailed examination of the “secret” U.S. drone war in Pakistan. The report, Year of the Drone: Analysis of US Drone Strikes in Pakistan, 2004-2010, looks in particular at the civilian cost of the drone strikes. Estimates of the number […]