Skip to comments.Air Force erases drone strike data amid criticisms
Posted on 03/08/2013 3:37:51 PM PST by Nachum
Quietly and without much notice, the Air Force has reversed its policy of publishing statistics on drone strikes in Afghanistan as the debate about drone warfare hits a fever pitch in Washington. In addition, it has erased previously published drone strike statistics from its website.
Since October, the Air Force had been providing monthly updates on drone strikes -- or in its words "weapons releases from remotely piloted aircraft (RPA)." But today, Air Force Times reporters Brian Everstine and Aaron Mehta discovered something was amiss: The statistics published for February "contained empty space where the box of RPA statistics had previously been." In other words: The drone strike data was gone. But that's not all. The Air Force had also scrubbed drone strike data from earlier monthly reports. In the graphic below, we've provided a before and after of the Air Force reports:
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The most transparent administration evv-vah.
From the article:
"The Pentagon told Air Force Times it had nothing to do with the change."
John Brennan accessing confidential records again?
Makes me wonder what they are covering up.
Best guess ... Order to erase came from near the top, either State, Defense, Homeland Security or one or two of the alphabets, if not cic.