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

Video Five Patients Given Experimental Ebola Drug Said To Be Improving

Experimental drugs have been tried on six people: three Westerners and now, three African pyhysicians More

Video In Ukraine, Fear and Distrust Remain Where Fighting has Stopped

As Ukrainian military reclaims control of eastern cities residents rebuild their lives, but many say everyone is being treated with suspicion More

Video In Rural Kenya, Pressure Builds Against Female Circumcision

Girls learn to object; FGM practitioners face penalties from jail sentences to stiff fines More

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