Drone Attacks and Dubious Role of Pakistani Government

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By Muhammad Imran Summary Government of Pakistan is not playing its role in recording casualties in drone attacks while Pakistani security officials release false information to the media regarding victims of CIA's drone attack in Pakistan. The Conflict Monitoring Center's monthly report on drone attacks highlights contradictions in government's public stance on

CIA Again Stepped Up Drone Attacks in Pakistan

American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has once again stepped up drone attacks in Pakistan. It has carried out eight drone attacks during the month of October, which is two times more than the number of drone attacks in September 2011. According to data compiled by the Conflict Monitoring Center –an

Drone Attacks Reduced as Petraeus Takes Charge of CIA

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By Ahsan Khalil The Conflict Monitoring Center –an Islamabad based independent research organization, which monitors drone attacks and anti state insurgencies in South Asia has released its monthly report on drone attacks in Pakistan. According to the report, American spy agency the CIA has carried out four drone attacks in Pakistan’s

Decline in Drone Attacks?

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By Abdullah Khan According to The Conflict Monitoring Center’s monthly report, American spy agency the CIA has carried out six drone attacks inside Pakistani territory during the month of July 2011 killing as many as 73 people. During the month, unmanned predators fired 29 missiles on houses and vehicles destroying five

Civilians Killings: The Guardian Endorses CMC’s Findings on Drone Attacks

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UK based newspaper The Guardian has highlighted civilian casualties in drone attacks. CMC is constantly arguing that civilian casualties in drone attacks by CIA in Pakistan are overlooked by security officials. Here is the link of Guardian's Report US drone strikes in Pakistan claiming many civilian victims, says campaigner  It is pertinent to reproduce

Drone Attacks Monthly Report May 2011

American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has struck 9 drone attacks inside Pakistani territory, after Osama Bin Laden’s killing, during the month of May 2011. At least 62 people were killed and 17 injured in these highly controversial strikes. CIA has intensified the frequency of drone attacks to an unprecedented level

Claims of Major General Ghayur Mehmood and their authenticity

By Abdullah Khan Claim: 964 militants killed in 164 Drone Attacks since 2007 Comment: Drone Attacks were not started in 2007. The covert CIA operation was started in 2004. It carried out five drone attacks from 2004 to 2007. Almost every drone attack was/is reported in the media. Many research organizations follow

2010, The Year of Assassination by Drones

The Conflict Monitoring Center (CMC), an independent research center focusing on anti-state militancy and related activities in South Asia, has prepared an annual report(2010) on drone attacks inside Pakistani territory. The report is based on the data collected from mainstream national and international media, e.g. CNN, NY Times, Al-Jazeera, Daily