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US Drone War in Pakistan: Databases + Casualty Counts

This database was developed by Maliha Ali '15 at Bennington College, as a resource for fact-checking and archiving the claims, research and data about US drone policy and its impact in Pakistan and beyond.

DroneStream by Josh Begley


A searchable database: researchers and legal scholars can look for a specific drone strike or begin to analyze historical trends.

Drone war database by The New America Foundation

Drone Wars Pakistan: Analysis | The International Security Program

The purpose of this database is to provide as much information as possible about the covert U.S. drone program in Pakistan in the absence of any such transparency on the part of the American government. This data was collected from credible news reports and is presented here with the relevant sources. Updated after every drone strike.

Naming the Dead by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Where the Drones Strike by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Full Pakistan Dataset by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

CIA drone strikes in Pakistan, 2004 to present - full datasheet by The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

The Bureau presents its findings in two formats. Datasets comprise narrative accounts of each reported action, a casualty count of the number of individuals reported killed or wounded in that action, and all sources used in researching each action, while overall casualty counts add up the total reported deaths caused by drone strikes.