PENTAGON PLANS TO INCREASE DRONE FLIGHTS BY 50 IN NEXT FOUR YEARS

PENTAGON PLANS TO INCREASE DRONE FLIGHTS BY 50 IN NEXT FOUR YEARS

PENTAGON PLANS TO INCREASE DRONE FLIGHTS BY 50 PERCENT IN NEXT FOUR YEARS

A General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper stands on the runway during a drone demonstration of at a California Naval base in 2015.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported earlier this month that nearly 6,000 people were killed by drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.
The US drone program has recently come under fire by investigative journalists and human rights advocates, claiming that drone strikes kill far more than their intended targets.

The plan would increase the daily drone flights a daily average of 61 to roughly 90 by 2019 Justin Michael Carissimo is a US reporter for The Independent and is based in New York City. He has previously written for...

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