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The Drone War

U.S. counterterror operations have stretched beyond al-Qaida and the war in Afghanistan, with hundreds of drone strikes occurring in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia. But many aspects of the effort are shrouded in secrecy — including casualty counts, who exactly the U.S. is targeting, and the administration’s legal justifications for the war.

6 Months After Obama Promised to Divulge More on Drones, Here’s What We Still Don’t Know

Drone Makers Gather to Defend Their Much-Maligned Machines

Does the U.S. Pay Families When Drones Kill Innocent Yemenis?

Who Are We at War With? That’s Classified

Boy’s Death in Drone Strike Tests Obama’s Transparency Pledge

Hearts, Minds and Dollars: Condolence Payments in the Drone Strike Age

How Does the U.S. Mark Unidentified Men in Pakistan and Yemen as Drone Targets?

The Drone War Doctrine We Still Know Nothing About

Drone Strikes Test Legal Grounds for War on Terror

Everything We Know So Far About Drone Strikes

Timeline: How Obama Compares to Bush on Torture, Surveillance and Detention

Have U.S. Drones Become a 'Counterinsurgency Air Force' for Our Allies?

Interactive: Stacking Up the Administration's Drone Claims

How the Gov't Talks About a Drone Program it Won't Acknowledge Exists

Drone Documents: Why The Government Won't Release Them

Interactive: How Obama Drone Death Claims Stack Up

Obama Administration’s Drone Death Figures Don’t Add Up

Dissecting Obama’s Standard on Drone Strike Deaths