More killed by drones than Americans by terrorism in all of history

The government says you can’t know how many people U.S. drone strikes have killed, because that’s a state secret. But one of the most hawkish members of the U.S. Senate just said the strikes have killed 4,700 people. And his math raises questions. – Reason

We’ve killed 4,700…Sometimes you hit innocent people, and I hate that, but we’re at war, and we’ve taken out some very senior members of al-Qaida.      -Senator Lindsey Graham

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Original report, read the comments for a comprehensive list of all American deaths by terrorism: http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2013/02/20/how-many-terrorists-have-been-killed-by-drones/

http://reason.com/24-7/2013/02/21/sen-graham-lists-drone-death-toll-at-470

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/02/21/172598593/sen-graham-says-4-700-killed-in-u-s-drone-strikes

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-02-21/us-drones-have-killed-over-4700

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