Drone Strikes In Pakistan Have Killed Many Civilians, Study Says

U.S. Drones

The strikes have not made the U.S. safer, researchers from Stanford and New York University say in the report 'Living Under Drones.'Far more civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas than U.S. counter-terrorism officials have acknowledged, a new study by human rights researchers at Stanford University and New York University contends.

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