Is Secrecy on Drone Attacks Hiding Civilian Casualties?

By  Ken Silverstein From Inter Press Service:

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s refusal to share with other agencies even the most basic data on the bombing attacks by remote-controlled unmanned predator drones in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region, combined with recent revelations that CIA operatives have been paying Pakistanis to identify the targets, suggests that managers of the drone attacks programmes have been using the total secrecy surrounding the programme to hide abuses and high civilian casualties.

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Innocent Pakistani students face deportation from UK

by Fahad Ansari

“These men risk brutal torture upon return to their home countries where they will arrive with a cloud of suspicion hanging over their heads, their lives and those of their families devastated by these intelligence blunders.”

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