A Global Hawk UAV, similar to the one used in an airstrike on Pakistani homes on Feb. 9, 2011 (Photo by Burt Lum)

Pakistan ‘Categorically Rejects’ Claim That It Tacitly Allows US Drone Strikes

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has bluntly rejected claims by the Obama administration that it tacitly approves CIA drone strikes on its territory, saying that ‘drone attacks are illegal, counterproductive, in contravention of international law and a violation of Pakistani sovereignty.’ The remarks came after the Wall Street Journal revealed that US claims of legality appear built on a […]