US covert strikes in Yemen continue to escalate through 2012 – see the data here.
A searchable data set of all known US attacks in Yemen.
Bureau’s analysis of secretive western military intervention in Somalia since September 2001
Ten days into the New Year the CIA’s drones ended the longest pause of Obama’s presidency when they struck Pakistan, killing up to four alleged militants.
The Iranian broadcaster is generally the sole source for over 80 reports of alleged US drone strikes in Somalia.
Various crises in US-Pakistani relations, including the arrest of CIA contractor Raymond Davis and the killing of Osama bin Laden, may have contributed to a decline in strikes in 2011.
August 10, 2011 | by Drones team
|2010 saw the largest number of drone strikes in the campaign so far.
In 2009 Obama carried out as many drone strikes on Pakistan as Bush in five years.
During President Bush’s time in office there were 52 drone strikes on Pakistan.