CIA Drone Gets Taliban Leader in Payback for Deaths of Its Agents

The Pakistani Taliban is meeting to choose a new leader today after their chief appears to have died of wounds caused by a CIA drone strike, according to a Pakistani and an American official. Hakimullah Mehsud was seriously injured in a mid-January drone attack, and the Pakistani officials have received "word of mouth" confirmation that he died in late January, as was first reported by ABC News last week. The attack that injured Hakimullah Mehsud was part of a flurry of CIA airstrikes...Full Story
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