The CIA’s Secret Deal with Pakistan and the Birth of the Drone Program

Max Rivlin-Nadler of Gawker:

“[J]ournalist Mark Mazzetti outlines how Pakistan, which was resistant to allowing the CIA to begin killing targets within its borders, asked the CIA in 2004 to kill Taliban-ally Nek Muhammad, in exchange for allowing the CIA to begin its drone strike assassination program in the country. Pakistan would take responsibility for the death of Muhammad, and the CIA would never be mentioned in official accounts of his death.”

Read at Gawker | Murder for Hire: The CIA’s Secret Deal with Pakistan and the Birth of the Drone Program http://mys.tc/2lg.

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