Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Hot debate as Obama's war drones on

By Gareth Porter
Asia Times

"Influential strategists in Washington are arguing that President Barack Obama's plan for deeper United States commitment to the Afghan war will actually strengthen jihadi groups and ignores the serious risk that an escalating war poses to Pakistan, where US Predator drone strikes are already vehemently unpopular. Such dissenting views, however, aren't gaining much traction on Capitol Hill....."

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