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Shadow Wars: The CIA’s ‘Secret’ Drone Campaign in Pakistan (and beyond).

On September 30th, 2011, a senior leader of the Islamist organization ‘al-Qaeda’ was killed in Yemen. There were three things remarkable about this death. First, the man was assassinated from thousands of feet in the air by a laser-guided missile … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda’s Anwar Awlaki killed in Yemen

US-born radical Islamist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a key al-Qaeda leader, has been killed in Yemen, the country’s defence ministry said. Awlaki, of Yemeni descent, has been on the run in Yemen since December 2007. The US had named him a “specially designated … Continue reading

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