A Global Hawk UAV, similar to the one used in an airstrike on Pakistani homes on Feb. 9, 2011 (Photo by Burt Lum)

August 2012 Update: US Covert Actions In Pakistan, Yemen And Somalia

By Chris Woods and Jack Serle Pakistan: August sees the highest number of CIA strikes in Pakistan since October 2011. A number of senior militants are killed along with at least two named civilians. Yemen: At least 26 people are killed in five confirmed US drone strikes in Yemen. This is still less than the May peak. Civilian […]