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Obama confirms Pakistan drone strikes

Washington : VA : USA | Jan 30, 2012 at 6:15 PM PST
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The United States President Barack Obama had made a confirmation that unmanned drones will regularly strike the suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal areas.

Obama calls this operation a way to target those people who are on a list of active terrorists.

The United does not openly speak publicly about drone operations.

Obama had gave his comments during an hour-long video "hangout" on Google's social network, known as Google+, which had also been streamed on Youtube live.

Over 130,000 questions had been submitted before the hangout had started, and six people had been invited to join the president online for the event.

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