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Over Pakistani Objections, U.S. Resumes Drone Strikes

•, by Mark Memmott

"CIA drone missiles hit militant targets in Pakistan on Sunday for the first time in a month, as the United States ignored the Pakistani government's insistence that such attacks end as a condition for normalized relations between the two perpetually uneasy allies," The Washington Post writes.

But after initial stories focusing on how the strike could set back negotiations over reopening NATO supply routes from Pakistan into Afghanistan, there's now this from The Associated Press:

"Pakistan's prime minister struck a moderate tone Monday amid criticism of the U.S. for carrying out its first drone strike in the country since parliament demanded that Washington end the attacks two weeks ago.

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