Charles Cogan on the use of drones

Drones: What’s the Fuss About?
By Charles Cogan
The Huffington Post

“The rationale for the drone strikes, which started in Pakistan, was that Americans were being targeted from a foreign country that wouldn’t let us in to do something about it. And what is more, nothing, or not much, was being done by Pakistan to curb the terrorist activities that were being carried out into Afghanistan. What is still more, elements within Pakistan were at the least encouraging these activities, as, for example, a former top-level officer of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (the ISI) and at the most, aiding and abetting these cross-border operations aimed at killing, among others, Americans.”

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