U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan are illegal and counterproductive, producing more militants than they eliminate, according to Pakistan’s Washington envoy.
Ambassador Sherry Rehman called the targeted killings a “direct violation of our sovereignty” and international law as well as a red line that Pakistani authorities are constantly urging the U.S. not to cross. While saying that her country has done all it can to eradicate terrorists and their havens, she said more strikes by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s remotely piloted planes may hamper security cooperation.
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