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Old 03-15-2013, 01:31 PM
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ISLAMABAD (AP) The head of a U.N. team investigating casualties from U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan declared after a secret research trip to the country that the attacks violate Pakistan's sovereignty.

Ben Emmerson, the U.N. special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, said the Pakistani government made clear to him that it does not consent to the strikes a position that has been disputed by U.S. officials.

President Barack Obama has stepped up covert CIA drone strikes targeting al-Qaida and Taliban militants in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border since he took office in 2009.

The strikes have caused growing controversy because of the secrecy surrounding them and claims that they have caused significant civilian casualties allegations denied by the United States.

According to a U.N. statement that Emmerson emailed to The Associated Press on Friday, the Pakistani government told him it has confirmed at least 400 civilian deaths by U.S. drones on its territory. The statement was initially released on Thursday, following the investigator's three-day visit to Pakistan, which ended Wednesday. The visit was kept secret until Emmerson left.
Of course civilian deaths by drones only matters when a Republican sits in the White House.
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Of course civilian deaths by drones only matters when a Republican sits in the White House.
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I think Obama might tell the U.N. thugs to go chew a prune.

Wake up, Manitou! This is Obama we speak of.

I think you're both wrong.

DISCLAIMER: Seriously, people. I have no idea in heck what to make of this dastardly deed by the U.N. monkeys.
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**** the UN. They can go suck a big green donkey dick.
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I agree the UN is hardly an impartial judge in this but then I do see it would be considered a act of war if done to us by say Mexico or Canada regardless of the reason. But then we are the biggest guy on the play ground at the moment and might makes it right.
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Use of drones to attack persons or structures in a foreign country without the permission of that country's government is incontrovertibly an 'Act of War".
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Use of drones to attack persons or structures in a foreign country without the permission of that country's government is incontrovertibly an 'Act of War".
Thank you lobo at least the one conservative that is still honest in his answers.
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Thank you lobo at least the one conservative that is still honest in his answers.
I am completely honest when I say, "I don't give a flying ****. Pakistan, and the UN, can go eat a dick."

As long as we hold all the cards, there's no sense at all in not playing them.
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I am completely honest when I say, "I don't give a flying ****. Pakistan, and the UN, can go eat a dick."

As long as we hold all the cards, there's no sense at all in not playing them.
No doubt since you live in the USA the biggest bully in the play ground. As I said might makes it right and the end justifies the means.
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I agree the UN is hardly an impartial judge in this but then I do see it would be considered a act of war if done to us by say Mexico or Canada regardless of the reason. But then we are the biggest guy on the play ground at the moment and might makes it right.


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Use of drones to attack persons or structures in a foreign country without the permission of that country's government is incontrovertibly an 'Act of War".
It normally would yet we have some sort of deal with Pakistan. They just get to say they don't like it. Like the idiots who run Afghan.
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