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U.S. Drone Strikes and Raids on Yemen Accelerated Under President Trump

HeadlineOct 30, 2020

In Yemen, the watchdog monitoring group Airwars says U.S. drone strikes have killed as many as 154 civilians since President Trump took office — including at least 28 children — accelerating a trend that began under President Obama. Airwars found that in less than four years, the Trump administration targeted Yemen for over 230 airstrikes or ground raids — nearly the same total as during eight years under Obama. Millions of Yemenis face famine after years of a brutal U.S.-backed, Saudi-led bombing campaign that has devastated the country. 

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