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 WBAI Sunday News 
 
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 ZOHRA AHMED, NICK MOTTERN
 Fred Nguyen  
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MOST AMERICANS BY NOW HAVE HEARD ON THEIR TV NEWS THAT THE US MILITARY HAS BEEN BOMBING SO-CALLED TERRORIST TARGETS AROUND THE WORLD USING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT CALLED DRONES, WHICH HAVE BEEN TOUTED AS ACCURATE AND SAFE TO CIVILIANS. DRONES, HOWEVER, BECAME A CONTROVERSY WHEN, LAST SEPTEMBER, A U.S. CITIZEN AND LATER HIS 16 YEAR OLD SON WERE ASSASSINATED BY DRONES IN YEMEN.
THE NORTH WEST TRIBAL REGION OF PAKISTAN, A COUNTRY NOT AT WAR WITH THE U.S., HAS BEEN UNDER DRONE ATTACKS FOR YEARS AND AS EVIDENCE IS MOUNTING THAT, MANY OF AN THE ESTIMATED 2,500 CASUALTIES FROM DRONES IN THAT AREA, WERE INNOCENT CIVILIANS, THE LEGALITY OF THE CIA'S SECRET DRONE PROGRAM IS NOW BEING QUESTIONED.
YESTERDAY, PEACE ACTION OF STATEN ISLAND INVITED JOURNALIST AND ANTI-WAR ACTIVIST NICK MOTTERN AND ZOHRA AHMED, A LAW STUDENT AND MEMBER OF PAKISTAN SOLIDARITY NETWORK, TO DISCUSS THE SUBJECT. WBAI FRED NGUYEN'S ATTENDED AND HE FILED THIS REPORT:
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00:02:24 English 2012-01-14
 STATEN ISLAND, NY
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