Drones costly and unproductive in Pakistan
Boots on the ground is how to eliminate terrorists in a frontal assault. The most effective way to eliminate terrorism is to address the root causes: 1) poverty, 2) lack of education, 3) unrepresentative and ineffective government. What is the capacity to accomplish this? In how many places?
“Breaking News Alert: CIA drone attacks in Pakistan killing few high-ranking terrorists
February 20, 2011 7:53:18 PM
Drone attacks in Pakistan killed at least 581 militants last year, according to independent estimates. The number of those militants noteworthy enough to appear on a U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists: two.
I was hoping they would be more effective as they are in some places.