Asia

Pakistan Decries US Drone Strikes in Tribal Regionsi
X
Muhammad Ishtiaq
April 03, 2014 9:03 PM
The U.S. drone program has been highly unpopular in countries like Pakistan, which frequently has denounced U.S. drone strikes on militants operating in the country's semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Regions. Pakistani officials allege the strikes often have killed innocent civilians and fueled the unsubstantiated perception that the strikes kill more innocent victims than militants. VOA's Muhammad Ishtiag reports from from northwestern Pakistan's North Waziristan region.

Pakistan Decries US Drone Strikes in Tribal Regions

Muhammad Ishtiaq

Published April 03, 2014

The U.S. drone program has been highly unpopular in countries like Pakistan, which frequently has denounced U.S. drone strikes on militants operating in the country's semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Regions. Pakistani officials allege the strikes often have killed innocent civilians and fueled the unsubstantiated perception that the strikes kill more innocent victims than militants. VOA's Muhammad Ishtiag reports from from northwestern Pakistan's North Waziristan region.


You May Like

Report: $60 Billion Leaves Africa Illegally Each Year

Report by joint UN and African Union panel says African countries need to take concrete measures to stop illegal money flow from continent each year More

Video Spy Murder Probe Likely to Further Strain British-Russian Relations

Some analysts say Russian Tu-95 bombers were flying near British airspace to warn Britain about an inquest into a murdered Russian spy More

Mugabe Defends Image Amid Controversy at Close of AU Summit

He rejects concerns about how the West might perceive his leadership, saying he's focused on African development More

This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one