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Winding down drone strikes?

Last week, the New York Times reported that, more than two months after President Obama signalled a sharp shift in America’s’ targeted-killing operations’, there were more drone strikes in Pakistan last month than in any month since January. Three missile … Continue reading

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MPs’ enquiry, American law schools’ report and UN Human Rights Council investigation

In November we recorded news of Living under drones, a study published in September by Stanford Law School and New York University’s School of Law. Nine months of research found that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan have killed far more … Continue reading

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