Professor Gabor Rona, in a letter to The New York Times, points out that in a June 2 article about American strikes in 2017, "the Pentagon’s account of civilians killed by American military action is unreliable. One reason, alluded to in the article, is the blackout on civilian casualty figures for countries in which the United States conducts strikes in secret. And there are many. While the Trump administration lists seven countries in which the United States has used or is using military force, Special Operations Command has admitted that halfway through 2017, its forces had already been deployed to 137 countries."

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