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US drone attacks (or any other type of attacks) are not being directed at random groups of civilians.



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Despite claims from the administration that drone strikes have killed very few civilians, multiple independent reports confirm that Obama is severely downplaying the wreckage that these drone strikes inflict. It is ultimately impossible to get exact numbers, but a new study from Columbia Law Schools Human Rights Institute finds that the number of Pakistani civilians killed in drone strikes are significantly and consistently underestimated by tracking organizations which are trying to take the place of government estimates on casualties.

There are estimates as high as 98% of drone strike casualties being civilians (50 for every one "suspected terrorist"). The Bureau of Investigative Journalism issued a report detailing how the CIA is deliberately targeting those who show up after the sight of an attack, rescuers, and mourners at funerals as a part of a "double-tap" strategy eerily reminiscient of methods used by terrorist groups like Hamas.


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Last edited by Ezekiel; 12/14/12 12:56 AM.

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