Drone Attacks Straining US-Pakistan Relations

American officials say the deputy chief of Al-Qaeda was killed in a drone strike last week near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan.

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Pakistan could not confirm it Monday.

The US says the death of Atiyah Abd al-Rahman was a major victory against the terrorist group.

The Americans have stepped-up drone attacks along Pakistan's border area.

But Adam Entous writes in Monday's Wall Street Journal that the drone strikes are damaging not only Al-Qaeda, but also US relations with Pakistan.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Entous to get more information on the issue.