Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute and American Civil Liberties Union Suggested List of Issues to Country Report Task Force on the United States

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Report addresses targeted killings through drone strikes (and other aircraft) in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and elsewhere, which have resulted in the deaths of thousands of people. It emphasizes the secrecy and lack of accountability which characterizes this practice by the U.S. government. It also focuses on civilian casualties in these drone strikes, which several organizations have estimated as significantly higher than those the U.S. government has suggested in anonymous leaks.