US drone strikes helping terrorists in Yemen?

The first US drone-fired missile hit Yemen back in 2003. The Obama administration promised that these drone strikes were only meant to target high level al-Qaeda members. However, the statistics prove that civilians are often caught in the crossfire: roughly 50 strikes there have cased the death of around 300 people including dozens of them were civilians and two children. Now in light of the recent developments even mainstream news outlets are beginning to question the strategy of these strikes because they have the potential to radicalize the population the US is attempting to help. Jayel Aheram of the Young Americans for Liberty joins us to discuss whether the drone strikes are actually helping al-Qaeda


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