Forum Post: Majority of the DEATHS in Drone War in Pakistan have been civilian - not "militants," as the Obama administration has claimed.
Posted 2 years ago on Aug. 18, 2012, 9:42 a.m. EST by jph
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"Detailed information from the families of those killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and from local sources on strikes that have targeted mourners and rescue workers provides credible new evidence that the majority of the deaths in the drone war in Pakistan have been civilian noncombatants - not "militants," as the Obama administration has claimed. The new evidence also shows that the statistical tally of casualties from drone attacks in Pakistan published on the web site of the New America Foundation (NAF) has been systematically understating the deaths of large numbers of civilians by using a methodology that methodically counts them as "militants." "