Germany’s Ramstein airbase ‘heart’ of US drone program

The Ramstein airbase in Germany has been serving as the center of the US’ drone strikes in Africa and the Middle East, according to reports by Der Spiegel and The Intercept. The German government is aware of the program.

The Ramstein airbase, in Germany’s southwestern Rhineland Palatinate state, was being used as a “tell-tale” heart for US drone strikes in Africa and the Middle East, Der Spiegel and The Intercept reported on Saturday.

The news organizations, which reported the story after receiving information from an anonymous source, said that the German government was aware of Washington’s intentions.

According to the news articles, the US administration regularly sent out drones to hit targets suspected of terrorism. These targets were mostly situated in Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
 
 
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Source News: DW