Tag Archives: North Waziristan

New Year drone strikes: January 3rd and 4th

Lest we forget Two Pakistani intelligence officials said US drone-fired missiles struck a militant compound in the Datta Khel border area of North Waziristan early on Sunday, killing seven suspected militants and wounding four. Sunday’s drone strikes came just hours … Continue reading

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A seventh country is now being bombed by the regime of Nobel Peace Laureate Barack Obama

Today Haji Mujtaba reported for Reuters that a senior security official said a U.S. drone fired four missiles at a vehicle, killing between five and eight Uzbek and local alleged militants near the Afghan border in the mountainous region of … Continue reading

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U.S. drone strike has killed nine more people in northwest Pakistan

Yesterday, Reuters reported that security officials said a U.S. drone strike killed nine people in northwest Pakistan. The strike, on a compound near the Afghan border in the North Waziristan region late on Friday, was the first U.S. drone attack … Continue reading

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General Cartwright’s advice to Obama unheeded & the CIA inflicts another drone strike on Pakistan

Last Thursday, Business Insider reported the advice of retired US Army Gen. James E. Cartwright given to President Obama at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs that drone strikes may cause “blowback” – attacks on Americans provoked by covert policy … Continue reading

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Mere suspicion continues to warrant a sentence of death by drone

John Brennan was finally confirmed as the next director of the CIA and drone strikes resumed on Sunday. Two people suspected of being militants were killed in the North Waziristan tribal region by what Pakistani and Taliban officials said was … Continue reading

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The High Court blocks a full hearing about fatal drone attack

On December 21st, Jane Croft reported in the Financial Times that Noor Khan, whose father was killed by a US drone attack has been refused permission by the High Court to progress his legal case to a full hearing. There … Continue reading

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