April 24, 2011
Thousands of people in northwest Pakistan Saturday started a two-day sit-in against the U.S. drone strikes in the country’s tribal regions, blocking main supply route for NATO troops in the neighboring Afghanistan.
Anger runs high in Pakistan against the U.S. drone strikes in the Waziristan tribal area, which CIA considers as the base for al-Qaeda and Afghan Taliban militants for planning attacks across the border into Afghanistan.
Despite the public resentment and Pakistan’s protest, the U.S. administration has rejected any possibility to halt the strikes.
This article was posted: Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 6:04 am