The Obama administration today “partially lifted the secrecy that has cloaked one of the United States’s most contentious tactics for fighting terrorists,” as the New York Times
puts it, and revealed that it believes U.S. airstrikes conducted outside established war zones like Afghanistan have killed as many as 116 civilian bystanders. The administration says it also killed an additional 2,500 people in those non-war-zones who were members of terrorist groups.
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"Bycatch" is a term used by fishermen to describe the marine life unintentionally caught in their nets. It's also the name of a card game that deals with a very different sort of collateral damage: civilians killed by drone strikes.