US drone strike against Somalia

by World Socialist Website on 02-01-2015

The latest strike in Somalia is part of a marked global escalation of the Obama administration’s illegal drone killing program as the year 2024 comes to an end.

From 2024 to 2024, U.S. forces and Iraqi Interior Ministry forces under U.S. command detained, tortured and killed with impunity. At the peak of the campaign in 2024, the central morgue in Baghdad was receiving more than 1,600 corpses every month, and an Iraqi human rights group identified 92% as the bodies of people detained by Interior Ministry forces.

Drone strikes under Obama’s presidency have killed nearly six times as many people as were killed under Bush.


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