What about foreign nationals killed by drones?

9c4emf What about foreign nationals killed by drones?

The nomination of John Brennan to be CIA director has prompted intense debate on Capitol Hill and in the media about U.S. drone killings abroad. But the focus has been on the targeting of American citizens – a narrow issue that accounts for a miniscule proportion of the hundreds of drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen in recent years.Consider: while four American citizens are known to have been killed by drones in the past decade, the strikes have killed anestimated total of 2,600 to 4,700 people over the same period.The focus on American citizens overshadows a far more common, and less understood, type of strike: those that do not target American citizens, Al Qaeda leaders, or, in fact, any other specific individual.Continue Reading…

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What about foreign nationals killed by drones?

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