30 May '13, 5am

先週、無人機による殺害の監視を強め、透明性を高めるとオバマ大統領が演説したのに、その舌の根も乾かないうちにパキスタンのアルカイダリーダーを殺害したとのことで、米政府も説明が苦しくなっているようだ。

先週、無人機による殺害の監視を強め、透明性を高めるとオバマ大統領が演説したのに、その舌の根も乾かないうちにパキスタンのアルカイダリーダーを殺害したとのことで、米政府も説明が苦しくなっているようだ。

A week after President Barack Obama cracked the lid of secrecy on his drone war, the United States refused Wednesday to confirm it had killed a top Pakistani Taliban leader in an airborne attack. Pakistani security and intelligence sources said that Waliur Rehman, deputy leader of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had perished in an American drone strike, along with at least five other people, in North Waziristan. But senior officials in Washington stuck to their normal practice of declining to provide details of US operations, and only hinted that Rehman, wanted for attacks on Americans and Pakistanis, had been killed. The attack appeared to be the first known US drone strike since Obama's speech last week laying out new criteria for the covert use of unmanned aerial vehicles in strikes against terror suspects and militants. "We are not in a position to confirm the rep...

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