High Commissioner to the UK Mr. Wajid Shamsul Hasan (Photo by Chris Woods)

‘US Drone Strikes Undermine Pakistani Democracy’ Says Top Diplomat

One of Islamabad’s most senior diplomats has told the Bureau of Investigative Journalism that ongoing CIA drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas are weakening democracy, and risk pushing people towards extremist groups. He also claims that some factions of the US government still prefer to work with ‘just one man’ rather than a democratically-elected government, […]