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Drone Pakistan

Ali Watkins

In Classified Corners Of Defense Bill, Lawmakers Back Drone Overhaul | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A classified annex to the National Defense Authorization Act seeks to further enable the White House’s long-promised transition to end...

Ali Watkins

Blurry Covert Lines Limit Chances Of Drone Program Changes | Ali Watkins | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After last week’s tragic news that an errant CIA drone strike had mistakenly taken out an American and an Italian hostage in Pakistan,...

The Killing of Hakimullah Mehsud, Or Why Liberals Should Support Obama's Drone War on the Taliban

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

Far from seeing the drones as "indiscriminate killers" that are carpet bombing Pakistani cities and hunting innocent civilians, they seem to know that they are perhaps the best "worst option" in the campaign against fanatical terrorists like Hakimullah Mehsud who have deliberately killed thousands of civilians in Pakistan, Afghanistan and here in the U.S... and are hell-bent on killing more.

Germany Wants Its Own Armed Drones

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | World

BERLIN — Germany plans to join the ranks of countries that deploy armed drones on the battlefield – a move critics say would lower the thr...

Officials: White House Offers Concessions On Drone Attacks

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- In a bid to save the CIA's drone campaign against al-Qaida in Pakistan, US officials offered key concessions to Pakistan's spy chief tha...