New figures show publicly known U.S. drone strikes declined in Pakistan this year while drastically increasing in Yemen. According to the New America Foundation, confirmed drone attacks fell to 46 from 72 in Pakistan, while rising to 53 from 18 in Yemen. The United States has just recently admitted responsibility for a September attack in Yemen that killed 11 civilians, including three children.
Confirmed U.S. Drone Strikes Decline in Pakistan, Rise in Yemen
HeadlineDec 28, 2012