Tag Archives: U.S. drone attacks

Gareth Porter> Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence

Cover-Up of Civilian Drone Deaths Revealed by New Evidence New evidence shows the statistical tally of casualties from drone attacks  . . . has been systematically understating the deaths of large numbers of civilians by using a methodology that methodically counts them as “militants.” By Gareth Porter   Friday, 17 August 2012    Truthout | Report  An […]

Glenn Greenwald> U.S. again bombs mourners

U.S. again bombs mourners The Obama policy of attacking rescuers and grieving rituals continues this weekend in Pakistan BY GLENN GREENWALD    MONDAY, JUN 4, 2012    Salon.com (updated below) In February, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism documented that after the U.S. kills people with drones in Pakistan, it then targets for death those who show up at the […]

Glenn Greenwald> Top official: drone critics are Al Qaeda enablers> NYT Response

Top official: drone critics are Al Qaeda enablers BY GLENN GREENWALD   February 6, 2012   Salon.com (updated below) The New York Times‘ Scott Shane reported this morning on the Bureau of Investigative Journalism study I wrote about yesterday, detailing that the U.S. drone program, as the NYT put it, “repeatedly targeted rescuers who responded to the […]

Glenn Greenwald> U.S. drones targeting rescuers and mourners

U.S. drones targeting rescuers and mourners BY GLENN GREENWALD   SUNDAY, FEB 5, 2012    Salon.com Images from a Predator B unmanned aircraft are seen on a monitored at the Naval Air Station, in November, in Corpus Christi, Texas.  (Credit: AP) (updated below – Update II – Update III) On December 30 of last year, ABC News reported on a […]