Tag Archives: Drone

TTP facing a succession challenge

The killing of Tehreek-e-Taliban chief (TTP) Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike on Friday has unleashed a wave of speculations about its implications on the TTP, Pakistan and beyond. Pakistan’s most

US drone strike leaves three dead

Three suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in Miramshah Bazaar in North Waziristan Agency late Wednesday night. Sources said that three people were also injured and that the number

Drones – we could just bring em down!

Defence Production Federal Minister Rana Tanveer Hussain on Friday said that Pakistan was technologically capable of bringing down the US drone aircrafts but such decisions needed thorough deliberation. Hussain was talking to

Nawaz heads to US with drones high on agenda

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said the US drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas were a challenge to Pakistan’s sovereignty and he will seek immediate cessation of such attacks during his

CIA closing bases in Afghanistan: WP

The CIA has begun closing clandestine bases in Afghanistan, marking the start of a drawdown from a region that transformed the agency from an intelligence service struggling to emerge from the Cold