Covert Drone War

Covert Drone War

Tracking US drone strikes and other covert actions in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. Find details of the latest strikes with the full data here. The Bureau does not track Coalition strikes in Iraq and Syria - this work is done by Airwars.

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Get the data: Drone wars for up to date figures on drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.

For information on how we compiled the data, see the methodology.

Khar, PAKISTAN: Deputy chief minister of Pakistan's North West Frontier Province Siraj-ul-Haq (L) and tribesmen offer funeral prayers in front of dead bodies who were killed in army operation in Khar, the main town in Bajaur tribal agency, 30 October 2006. Pakistani helicopter gunships destroyed an Islamic school allegedly used as an Al-Qaeda-linked training camp near the Afghan border, killing up to 80 suspected militants, officials said. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Who is dying in Pakistan drone strikes? See the Bureau’s Naming the Dead project.

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An armed Reaper over Afghanistan (U.S. Air Force/Lt Col Leslie Pratt/ Flickr)
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