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Pakistan secretly endorsed US drone strikes: Report

Washington: The Washington Post published a report Wednesday describing a top-secret Central Intelligence Agency file which claimed that Pakistan for years secretly approved of US drone attacks on its territory despite public denunciations. The purported

India TV News Desk Updated on: October 24, 2013 13:50 IST


At least 15 strikes took place between December 2007 and September 2008, with each of the attacks save for two targeting Al-Qaeda suspects. 



Twenty-three strikes have occurred in Pakistan in 2013 alone, the latest on September 29 when three men accused of being involved with the Haqqani network were killed. The most attacks in a single year came in 2010, with 117.  

A spokesman for the CIA refused to provide the Post with any comment on the report but did admit the files appear to be genuine.  

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