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Good News From Pakistan
Posted By Conn Carroll On July 2, 2008 @ 10:22 am In Security | Comments Disabled
The Washington Times reports  today:
The United States has a standing agreement with Pakistan that CIA-operated Predator drones may strike Osama bin Laden’s hide-out without prior permission from Islamabad, according to people familiar with the arrangement.
One source said the free hand — an exception in a country politically sensitive to U.S. counterterrorism operations — was granted by President Pervez Musharraf early in the war if the U.S. locates bin Laden in Pakistan’s rugged tribal areas, where he is thought to be hiding.
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