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UN says US drones violate Pakistan's sovereignty

"The strikes have caused growing controversy because of the secrecy surrounding them and claims that they have caused significant civilian casualties _ allegations denied by the United States.

Cooperation has certainly waned since then as the relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. has deteriorated. In 2011, Pakistan kicked the U.S. out of an air base used by American drones in the country's southwest, in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers."

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/world/asia/un-says-us-drones...

and

http://news.yahoo.com/un-says-us-drones-violate-pakistans-so...

Really? You don't say.



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I hope this would get the

I hope this would get the attention of the people and the government. But I have a feeling it will go mostly unheard and the drones will continue. It is scary when 92% of Pakistanis think negatively of us and their youth only desire to become warriors (based on listening about a Pakistani from San Francisco attempting to improve education in Pakistan who said that their youth's ambitions were mostly about fighting back and not learning). I think this is a clear picture of blowback growing quickly. It's very very sad.

You said it

Sad indeed. Pakistan, once our ally, needlessly and predictably becoming yet another enemy of the U.S. in the eyes of the people due to blowback.