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Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen

• Rolling Stone
The people of Yemen can hear destruction before it arrives. In cities, towns and villages across this country, which hangs off the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula, the air buzzes with the sound of American drones flying overhead. The sound is a constant and terrible reminder: a robot plane, acting on secret intelligence, may calculate that the man across from you at the coffee shop, or the acquaintance with whom you've shared a passing word on the street, is an Al Qaeda operative. This intelligence may be accurate or it may not, but it doesn't matter. If you are in the wrong place at the wrong time, the chaotic buzzing above sharpens into the death-herald of an incoming missile....

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Comment by Tyger Gilbert
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How is this any different than Nazi buzzbombs flying over and landing in London during World War II? Yemen military planes are not dropping bombs in America. How can Americans not see that their government is the aggressor here? Why don't they demand that it stop? Why don't they take actions to replace those running the government if it doesn't stop?

Perhaps because America is just a criminal society now and doesn't care.

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