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Drone warfare news stacking up

Thanks to a Moseley reader for sending this link to a May 11th article:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/11/uk-attacks-islamic-state-iraq-revealed-drones. One paragraph:

“British aircraft and unmanned drones have attacked Islamic State targets in Iraq with more than 200 bombs and missiles in military operations that have been largely ignored, a Guardian analysis has shown. 597 more words

Drone Strikes

Why has news of the US drone killing in January finally been disclosed?

This morning, a reader sent this link to a Guardian report on news which ‘broke’ yesterday. Only now, for some reason, has it been disclosed that a CIA directed US drone strike, which took place in January, killed innocent hostages – not, as so often, local civilians. 184 more words

Drone Strikes

Reprieve: @WhiteHouse apologies for #drone civilian deaths are reserved for Westerners

Reprieve: +1 917 855 8064

For immediate release: Thurs April 23, 2015

US drone killed two hostages: Reprieve comment

Commenting on today’s news that a US drone mistakenly killed two hostages, an Italian and an American, in a January strike, Reprieve US attorney Alka Pradhan, who represents other civilian victims of drone attacks, said: 170 more words

The Rundown - US & Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

On March 26, 2015, as Yemen’s deposed President Hadi fled his palace on the Gulf of Aden, Saudi Arabia began a US-coordinated air campaign to keep the Houthi rebels and their allies from taking control of Aden. 324 more words