By Greg Miller
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2009
The Predator planes that launch missile strikes against militants are based in Pakistan, the senator says. That suggests a much deeper relationship with the U.S. than Islamabad would like to admit.
Reporting from Washington — A senior U.S. lawmaker said Thursday that unmanned CIA Predator aircraft operating in Pakistan are flown from an air base in that country, a revelation likely to embarrass the Pakistani government and complicate its counter-terrorism collaboration with the United States.
The disclosure by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, marked the first time a U.S. official had publicly commented on where the Predator aircraft patrolling Pakistan take off and land.
via Feinstein comment on U.S. drones likely to embarrass Pakistan – Los Angeles Times.
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The death toll of a suspected U.S. drone attack in Pakistan on Saturday has reached 26
Peoples Daily Online
People’s Weekly World Newspaper, 02/14/09 10:57
The death toll of a suspected U.S. drone attack in Pakistan’s tribal area on Saturday has reached 26, the private TV channel DAWN NEWS reported.
A suspected U.S. drone fired two missiles at a house in Jangry area of Lada tehsil of South Waziristan tribal area, said the report.
via People’s Weekly World – The death toll of a suspected U.S. drone attack in Pakistan on Saturday has reached 26.
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