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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 11:10 AM

 

Guy is tweeting ten year history of drone strikes

He originally was going to do it in ten minutes, then said it was going to take him a bit longer. Two weeks into the project he was halfway through the history of drone strikes. Here are a few examples:

Oct 15, 2010: A US drone killed 4 people Friday when 2 missiles hit a vehicle in Machi Khel (Pakistan) http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/10/15/pakistan.drone.strike/


Sep 25, 2010: 4 people were killed when a US drone struck a vehicle in the village of Datta Khel (Pakistan) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hsvXDK55VJY7Z0a9ZxByEp-IF94A?hl=en&lr=all


Aug 23, 2010: 3 children became orphans. Their father, Bismullah. Their mother. Their brothers. All killed. (Pakistan) pic.twitter.com/7e0yT1G8


https://twitter.com/dronestream

This is pretty remarkable, IMO.

Edited to add: And completely eye opening.

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RomneyLies Jan 2013 OP
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #1
Mojorabbit Jan 2013 #2
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #5
Arctic Dave Jan 2013 #3
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #7
Arctic Dave Jan 2013 #8
RomneyLies Jan 2013 #10
tk2kewl Jan 2013 #4
Solly Mack Jan 2013 #6
Bonobo Jan 2013 #9

Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 11:22 AM

1. I'm self kicking this.

 

I had no idea of how many sorties are done with drones. This guy has altered my opinion of drone strikes simply by demonstrating the vast number of strikes that are done.

I seriously did not understand the scope of drone strikes until I saw this.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 11:26 AM

2. Thanks for posting

It in my opinion is one of the great shames of the US right now.

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Response to Mojorabbit (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 01:35 PM

5. Thanks

 

The scale of the drone strikes is nearly unbelievable, but this guy backs up and documents every last one he is tweeting.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 11:48 AM

3. K&R

 

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Response to Arctic Dave (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 02:34 PM

7. Thanks

 

Man, I never thought this many people were being killed by drones.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 04:40 PM

8. I think they happen so frequently they just blend together.

 

I'm sure it is intended that way so as not to cause too much attention to this program.

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Response to Arctic Dave (Reply #8)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 08:05 PM

10. They obviously just blended together for me

 

I really had no clue how many people have been killed with drone strikes.

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 12:26 PM

4. k&r

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 01:37 PM

6. K&R

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Response to RomneyLies (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 07:25 PM

9. Kicked and highly recommended.

This needs to be made more visible.

Here is their Facebook homepage:

https://www.facebook.com/dronestream


And their Tumblr page:

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/drone%20strike?before=90

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