Read this New York Times op-ed: "The Drone That Killed My Grandson" Published: July 18, 2013

Why was a 16-year-old American citizen killed by a drone strike in Yemen?

The boy's grandfather Nasser al-Awlaki writes about his grief in the New York Times this week: "Nearly two years later, I still have no answers. The United States government has refused to explain why Abdulrahman was killed. It was not until May of this year that the Obama administration, in a supposed effort to be more transparent, publicly acknowledged what the world already knew — that it was responsible for his death."

Read the op-ed in full at


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