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Pakistan Decries US Drone Strikes in Tribal Regionsi
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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.


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