TheYoungTurks – Civilian Deaths In Drone Strikes – Devastating Report – 23 October 2013

Uploaded on 22 October 2013 by The Young Turks

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“…a new Amnesty International investigation that found, among other points, that at least 19 civilians in the surrounding area of North Waziristan had been killed in just two of the drone attacks since January 2012 — a time when the Obama administration has held that strikes have been increasingly accurate and free of mistakes. The study is to be officially released on Tuesday along with a separate Human Rights Watch report on American drone strikes in Yemen, as the issue is again surfacing on other fronts. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, a vocal critic of the drone campaign, is to meet with President Obama in the White House. And on Friday, the drone debate is scheduled to spill onto the floor of the United Nations, whose officials have recently published reports that attacked America’s lack of transparency over drones…”.* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from DECLAN WALSH and IHSANULLAH TIPU MEHSUD / NYTimes.com: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/wor…

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