Posts Tagged ‘ civilians killed ’

Totalitarian Democracy and Dangerous Use of Deadly Drones

Apr 15th, 2016 | By

President Barack Obama is slowly closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center which once held hundreds of Al-Qaeda terrorists because he says it is a “recruiting tool” for groups such as the Islamic State. But to the contrary evidence points to Obama’s drone war as being a fundamental recruiting tool for Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State because of the number of civilians killed. Ten percent of those killed by Obama’s “signature” drone strikes are innocent civilians and in some cases hostages of jihadists.

Saudi-Led Air Strikes Kill 120 Civilians – Wound 150 Others In Yemen

Jul 27th, 2015 | By

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed over 120 civilians and left 150 injured after a fierce attack on Friday in the southwestern Yemeni province of Taiz. The coalition has announced a five-day humanitarian truce starting on Sunday night.