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CIA Drones Help Wage Secret Wars

Aviation Week — Those who believed four years ago that an administration led by Barack Obama would shut down the CIA’s controversial fleet of unmanned Predator and Reaper aircraft were clearly not listening closely to what the president actually said during his campaign. Had they read the candidate’s public statements, they would have realized that […]

Washington Post | U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

By Craig Whitlock and Greg Miller Published: 21 September 2011 The Obama administration is assembling a constellation of secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of a newly aggressive campaign to attack al-Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, U.S. officials said. One of the installations […]