The strike was only the second since the US president, Barack Obama, talked openly at the end of May about the programme for the first time. He vowed to tighten the rules governing drone strikes but warned that attacks would have to continue in Pakistan has long as US troops remained in Afghanistan.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Biggest CIA drone strike in quite awhile yesterday in Pakistan, kills 16 alleged "militants" but as usual no way to check that out. Pakistan condemns, also nothing new.
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