In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moon-lit night. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

US Drone Strikes Kill 223 In Yemen In 2012

In Yemen, 223 people have been killed by 40 US drone strikes this year, up from 10 airstrikes in 2011. According to the Long War Journal database, an estimated 19 percent of those killed were civilians. One of the Obama administration’s core principles in its counterterrorism policies is that the use of force should not increase […]