Indian Media Shocked on Pakistani Drone Technology
بریکنگ نیوز: پاکستانی ڈرون بھارت میں گھس گیا، انڈین میڈیا میں کہرام مچ گیا، ویڈیو دیکھیں
first time deployed a locally manufactured drone which killed three Islamist insurgents in its restive northwest, in what one analyst termed a “significant development” for the country’s defense capabilities. In doing so, it shattered the assumption that armed drones and the practice of targeted killing will diffuse slowly to the rest of the world.
As an scholar of terrorism and political violence, I see this new deployment of drones as more than a mere tactical move by Pakistan. This incident should make Washington reconsider whether its use of drones for targeted killing will soon usher in unpredictable or even deadly consequences.
Unlike the US and UK, the Pakistani Army used a drone to kill enemies on its own territory. The strikes were part of its long-running campaign to pacify Waziristan.