Civilian casualties

The Malalas You Don’t See

The Malalas You Don’t See The Malalas You Don’t See

The Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban has rightly captured the world’s attention. But what about the invisible child victims of US drones?

Oct 10, 2014 / Editorial / Sarah Waheed

Blaming the Messengers Blaming the Messengers

Revelations about Obama's drone assassinations led to official outrage—against the leakers. It's the policy that warrants investigation.

Jun 14, 2012 / Editorial / The Editors

The Drone Summit and Why the Washington Correspondents’ Dinner Wasn’t Funny The Drone Summit and Why the Washington Correspondents’ Dinner Wasn’t Funny

At the first International Drone Summit, advocates call for transparency and an end to the US policies that rain terror from the sky.

May 8, 2012 / Loren Fogel

A Brief History of Drones

A Brief History of Drones A Brief History of Drones

With the invention of drones, we crossed into a new frontier: killing that’s risk-free, remote, and detached from human cues.

Feb 7, 2012 / Feature / John Sifton

Accusing Wikileaks of Murder Accusing Wikileaks of Murder

Bradley Manning, Washington and the blood of civilians.

Jan 19, 2012 / Chase Madar

As the UN Debates Its Bid for Statehood, Palestine Disappears As the UN Debates Its Bid for Statehood, Palestine Disappears

Israel’s expansion project in the West Bank and Jerusalem is ensuring that the “nation” that the UN might grant membership will be each day a little smaller, a li...

Sep 22, 2011 / Sandy Tolan

Killing Reconciliation

Killing Reconciliation Killing Reconciliation

How brutal raids are sabotaging the political strategy the US claims to support in Afghanistan.

Oct 27, 2010 / Feature / Jeremy Scahill

Kashmir 2010: The Year of Killing Youth

Kashmir 2010: The Year of Killing Youth Kashmir 2010: The Year of Killing Youth

India’s brutal crackdown against unarmed protesters adds to the long local memory of extrajudicial killings, torture and mass repression. In the battle of stone versus bullet...

Sep 22, 2010 / Parvaiz Bukhari

Whose Hands? Whose Blood? Whose Hands? Whose Blood?

Killing civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Aug 5, 2010 / Tom Engelhardt

Grief Without Portraits Grief Without Portraits

On December 10, Marc Herold, a professor of economics at the University of New Hampshire, released a report about civilian casualties in Afghanistan. Relying on news accounts fro...

Jan 17, 2002 / Editorial / Michael Massing

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