“Obama does not kill children deliberately”: US carried out 333 drone strikes on Afghanistan in this year alone

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Revealed: U.S. carried out 333 drone strikes in Afghanistan this year alone – more than the entire drone strikes in Pakistan over the past eight years COMBINED

U.S. carried out 333 drone strikes in Afghanistan in 2012, report says, up from 294 in 2011

Controversial method of fighting uses remote pilots to operate aircrafts
By BETH STEBNER
PUBLISHED: 20:00 EST, 20 December 2012 | UPDATED: 20:00 EST, 20 December 2012

The United States carried out more drone strikes in Afghanistan this year than it has done in all the years put together in Pakistan since it launched the covert air war there eight years ago, it has been revealed.

The statistics, published by the U.S. Air Force and published by Wired’s Danger Room blog, show that there were 333 drone strikes in Afghanistan in 2012 alone, up from 294 in the previous year and 278 in 2010.

It is far more than an estimated 338 strikes carried out by the CIA in Pakistan since it began hunting down remnants of al Qaeda, the Taliban and other militant groups in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas eight years ago.

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1 thought on ““Obama does not kill children deliberately”: US carried out 333 drone strikes on Afghanistan in this year alone”

  1. Obama is touted as a progressive and the history of progressives shows that they believe that it is sometimes necessary to bludgeon the benighted lesser races upwards into Civilization. So for Obama, a few hundred or even a few thousand dead children who did not attend an upper middle-class school in Connecticut is really not a big deal.

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