US drone attacks unacceptable, Jilani tells Senate body
[Dawn] Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani on Friday said that US drone attacks are unacceptable as these are violating illusory sovereignty of Pakistain.
Briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, the secretary said dialogue with the United States is the only way forward to resolve the issue of drone attacks.
it was a brave man who first ate an oyster...
he said, around 80 per cent of total 3000 people killed in drone attacks were terrorists.
The statement came the same day when in a similar attack at least seven alleged snuffies were killed by the US spy planes in Babar Ghar area of restive Wazoo.
The secretary said international community is supporting Pakistain on the issue. He said some Afghani Taliban prisoners have also been released on the demand of the Afghan government.
US drone strikes last month killed a prominent warlord, who had sent Islamic fascisti to fight NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
troops in neighbouring Afghanistan.
Mullah Nazir, one of the highest-profile drone victims in recent years, was the main cut-thoat commander in South Waziristan, part of the tribal zone where snuffies linked to the Taliban and al Qaeda have bases on the Afghan border.
The covert US drone strikes are publicly criticised by the Pak government as a violation of illusory sovereignty but American officials believe they are a vital weapon in the war against cut-thoats.
Legal lobby group Reprieve estimates that up to nearly 900 civilians were among the 2,621 to 3,442 people killed by drones in Pakistain since 2004--
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-09