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Report: CIA Follows Up Drone Strikes With Attacks on Rescuers

A field investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in Pakistan’s tribal areas appears to confirm that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) last year briefly revived the controversial tactic of deliberately targeting rescuers at the scene of a previous drone strike. The tactic has previously been labelled a possible war crime by two UN investigators.

The Bureau’s new study focused mainly on strikes around a single village in North Waziristan – attacks that were aimed at one of al Qaeda’s few remaining senior figures, Yahya al-Libi. He was finally killed by a CIA drone strike on June 4 2012.

Source: Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Read full article. (link)

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  • Jose Chung||

    "CIA Follows Up Drone Strikes With Attacks on Rescuers"

    Sounds kinda like:

    "Terrorists follow up on bombings with attacks on rescuers."

    Isn't this the sort of shit that makes us even more disgusted with Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations? Why would the CIA emulate that sort of behavior?

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