“[Usman Wazir] was at his job selling fruits when a drone hit his house, killing his younger brother, his wife, their 15-year-old son, and 13-year-old daughter.”
Not even the White House knows the drones’ body count. The drones are believed to be “beyond-precise”, which naturally leads to the conclusion that whoever has been targeted must be bad.
“The Obama administration says civilian casualties are ‘not a huge number.’ If that’s true, evidence could put the debate to rest, but we haven’t seen any.”
It’s a shadow war where harmless civilians are killed by the Obama administration. It’s unsettling: “Since Obama took office, media outlets have reported more than 300 drone strikes in Pakistan targeting al-Qaeda or the Taliban, outnumbering the Bush administration’s drone strikes five to one.”