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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US killer drones need judicial oversight

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Killer drones need oversight The US still struggles to reconcile security against terrorism with its core democratic values of the rule of law and respect for human rights. A reminder is an operational memo provided to senior members of congressional intelligence committees, lifting a veil of secrecy over the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki in a remote-controlled US drone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1146402/us-killer-drones-need-judicial-oversight
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Talks needed on use of drones

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Talks neededon use of drones US President Barack Obama's new counter-terrorism doctrine has run into heavy crossfire. To some Republican opponents, his plan to redefine ... to keep America safe comes down to one word- drones. The unmanned, remote-controlled strike aircraft have come to symbolise the principle that the US has a legal right to go where it pleases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1248482/talks-needed-use-drones
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US may use drones on extremists to stop Syria becoming terror haven

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Washington CIA profiling key militants to give White House option to kill them if civil war worsens and country becomes a haven for terrorists U.S. may turn drones on Syrian extremists The CIA is secretly targeting Islamic extremists in Syria for possible lethal drone strikes as part of a contingency plan to protect the US and its allies in the event ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192398/us-may-use-drones-extremists-stop-syria-becoming-terror-haven
  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani warlord Mullah Nazir killed in US drone strike

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Mullah Nazir was suspected of sheltering and hosting Arab al-Qaeda operatives Pakistani warlord killed in drone strike US drone strikes killed ... was the main militant commander in South Waziristan, part of Pakistan's tribal belt where the Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked militants have bases. He is the highest profile casualty in a drone strike ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1119369/pakistani-warlord-mullah-nazir-killed-us-drone-strike
  5. News - China - UNITED NATIONS

    China to send more than 500 troops to Mali to contain Islamist militants

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Nations' proposal early this year to modernise its peacekeeping operations in Africa," the diplomat said, citing UN plans to deploy a fleet of its own surveillance drones in missions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1244515/china-send-more-500-troops-mali-contain-islamist-militants
  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani Taliban chief says group is open to talks if Islamabad cuts US ties

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... after founder Baitullah Mehsud was killed in a US drone strike in August 2009, said they had avenged bin Laden's death "several times". "We consider democracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1115438/pakistani-taliban-chief-says-group-open-talks-if-islamabad-cuts-us-ties
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pakistan is losing its fight against radicalism

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by SYED FAZL-E-HAIDER

    ... the innocent women and children who are killed daily in US drone attacks. Taliban militants deem a vocal and bold media to be a major threat to the promotion of its radical agenda. Hence, they have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1097487/pakistan-losing-its-fight-against-radicalism

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