Jim Miklaszewski, Alexander Smith and Robert Windrem
Febraru 11, 2014
The Obama administration is mulling whether use a drone strike to kill at least one U.S. citizen in Pakistan, senior U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Reports that CIA drones were watching an American member of al Qaeda allegedly planning terrorist attacks were first published by The Associated Press on Monday. But the press agency did not say the country in which the target was located.
Speaking to NBC News on Tuesday, the officials would not give any details of the target but said it was in a tribal region of western Pakistan.
They said the White House has not yet given the order to launch.