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Danger Room: U.S. Offered to Scale Back Drone War

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN The CIA offered in January to scale back its unofficial drone war in Pakistan, hoping to convince the country’s reluctant spy chiefs to acquiesce to a continued robotic campaign against al-Qaeda and its allies. The problem: a fair-sized chunk of Pakistan’s political leadership would rather have the drones leave altogether. The offer [...]

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