Aug 11, 2014

Lawmakers weigh U.S. role against Islamic fighters

Islamic militants’ growing influence in Iraq and Syria is a threat to Americans, lawmakers from both political parties agreed Sunday even as they sharply disagreed on what role the United States should play in trying to crush them. President Barack Obama last week approved ...

Senator says 4,700 killed by drones

Feb 22, 2013

Senator says 4,700 killed by drones

A U.S. senator has said an estimated 4,700 people, including some civilians, have been killed in the contentious bombing raids of America’s secretive drone war, media reported Wednesday. It was the first time a lawmaker or any government representative had referred to a total ...