Alice Ross

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 7:30am
CIA Drone Strikes Resume in Pakistan After Five-Month Pause
Two drone strikes have hit North Waziristan in Pakistan’s tribal northwest, reportedly killing 16 people and ending the longest pause in drone strikes of the 10-year campaign. Prior to these attacks there had not been a drone strike in Pakistan since Christmas Day. The Pakistani government had...
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Students gather at the site of a suspected CIA drone strike on a seminary in Hangu district (Reuters/Syed Shah) News
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:15am
Most US Drone Strikes in Pakistan Attack Houses
Domestic buildings have been hit by drone strikes more than any other type of target in the CIA’s 10-year campaign in the tribal regions of northern Pakistan, new research reveals. By way of contrast, since 2008, in neighbouring Afghanistan drone strikes on buildings have been banned in all but the...
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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 8:45am
US Strike Killed Australian and New Zealander in Yemen
The governments of Australia and New Zealand have confirmed the deaths of two men in a US strike in Yemen, which took place last November. The two men, one Australian and one dual Australian-New Zealand citizen, were reportedly junior members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and were...
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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 2:56pm
Imran Khan’s March Brings Global Attention to CIA Drone Strikes
US peace activists joined politicians, lawyers and the world’s press on Sunday as they attempted to march into Pakistan’s tribal region in protest at the CIA’s drone campaign.
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