Global Politics

Questions About the Effectiveness US Drone Strikes in Pakistan

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CIA initiated drone strikes into Pakistan have killed some high-value militants, but controversy swirls over their legality and just how many civilians are being killed. Victims from these strikes are now suing the CIA in Pakistan for damages. But others in Pakistan – including some Pashtun nationalists – say that the strikes are justified and the only means available in dealing with the militant threat.

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Madiha Tahir reports from Pakistan on the controversy surrounding the effectiveness, and legality, of US drone strikes there.