Warfare continues to become more professional and dehumanized every day.

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Drone Attack in Pakistan Blamed on Anonymous Dead Victims

The following low-quality report possesses as its only merit that it is reporting on the incident, whereas I didn't see this one on CNN. Notice how there is no issue regarding operations in Pakistan, the Cambodia of current U.S. military ambitions because there is no grounds for the U.S. to be performing military operations there.

Also note the sources are official and unidentified, the targets are referred to as militants without verification of identity.

The stories I have seen on these CIA drone attacks continually refer to the suicide attacks on the CIA forward operating base as though it were sound and cleared for the CIA to seek retribution rather than trying to determine how the Taliban is organized in southern Afghanistan.

This report comes from a media venture formed by non-media companies, DNA--Daily News and Analysis. At least they're reporting the drone attack instead of ignoring it.

Three militants killed in US drone attack

Sunday, March 21, 2010 22:38 IST

Peshawar: At least three suspected militants were killed in a US drone attack in the restive North Waziristan tribal region in northwest Pakistan today, official sources said.

The drone fired two missiles that struck a house in the Datta Khel area, about 50 km west of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan Agency, the sources said.

The exact identity of the three persons killed could not immediately be ascertained.

The US has stepped up drone attacks in North Waziristan since a suicide bomber linked to the Pakistani Taliban killed seven CIA operatives at a forward base in neighbouring Khost province in Afghanistan in December last year.

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