according to top-secret CIA documents and Pakistani diplomatic memos obtained by The Washington Post. The files describe dozens of drone attacks in Pakistan’s tribal region and include maps as well as before-and-after …
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Pakistani officials have for years secretly endorsed the U.S. drone program, even picking out at least one target for such an attack, according to a Washington Post report. Neither the White House, the U.S. State …
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Pakistan
Despite repeatedly denouncing the CIA’s drone campaign, top officials in Pakistan’s government have for years secretly endorsed the program and routinely received classified briefings on strikes and casualty counts, …
Whether drone operations will continue past 2014 is an open question today, dependent on whether Kabul and Washington can arrange a bilateral security agreement. If they can’t and the drones are gone, al-Qaeda will …
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The charade of publicly criticizing the bombings by remotely piloted aircraft, while privately now and again helping to select targets, is emblematic of the unsettled nature of the U.S-Pakistan alliance ... the not-so-secret …
In my mind, this statement discredits anything else she might say. A Washington Post article the same day, Secret Memos Reveal Explicit Nature of U.S. Pakistan Agreement on Drones , by Bob Woodward and Greg …
ISLAMABAD — A U.S. drone strike reportedly killed a notorious Pakistani al Qaida ... However, Thursday also marked the expiration of a 10-year agreement between Pakistan and the United States that provided for joint …
A Tenuous U.S./Pakistan Relationship." Washington Post reported this week that the Obama administration is reducing drone strikes in Pakistan for the government to be able to pursue these talks with the Pakistani …
Despite repeatedly denouncing the CIA’s drone campaign, top officials in Pakistan’s government have for years secretly endorsed the program and routinely received classified briefings on strikes and casualty counts, …
This is not really a big surprise. Several of the files are labeled as “talking points” prepared for the DDCIA, which stands for deputy director of the CIA. Michael J. Morell, who held that position before retiring this year, …