- The Pentagon has put the brakes on military cargo shipments traveling from Afghanistan to Pakistan, citing anti-drone protests that threatened truck drivers, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
- Thousands of people took to the streets in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore to protest against ongoing US drone strikes, amid a rise in local protests against US tactics.
- One of Pakistan’s major political parties has published the name of what it believes to be the CIA’s chief operative in Islamabad after a US drone strike killed five people last week. The group demanded on Wednesday that the spy chief face murder charges.
- Pakistan launched its first domestically produced drones on Monday, as police cracked down on demonstrators protesting US drone strikes targeting Islamic militants on Pakistani territory.
- Thousands of demonstrators protesting US drone strikes in Pakistan blocked a main road Saturday in the Peshawar province used to transport NATO supplies to and from Afghanistan.
- Drones are in effect terrorist tools that impose terror on the people that they are fired against, creating more enemies for the United States with every innocent person that is killed, Leah Bolger, president of Veterans for Peace, told RT.
- The autobiography of Malala Yousafazi, the young Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, is banned from schools in Pakistan. She's become a symbol of hypocrisy and double-standards in the backyard of America’s ‘war on terror.’
- The Taliban announced it will carry out revenge attacks in Pakistan following the death of its leader in a US drone strike. The terror group resolved to strike government installations, political leaders and police in an “unprecedented” wave of violence.
- Notorious radical preacher Mullah Fazlullah became the new head of Pakistani Taliban after its previous chief was killed in a US drone strike. This has shattered government hopes for peace talks with the insurgents given the hard line of the new boss.
- Microsoft is urging customers to protect themselves from a newly discovered vulnerability that allows hackers to take control of a victim’s computer remotely through a sophisticated zero-day attack infecting Windows machines.
- The only surprising thing about the news that the US is sabotaging peace moves in Afghanistan and Pakistan is that anyone should find the news surprising.
- The Pakistani government is holding a high-level meeting to review its ties with the US. The country’s top officials were infuriated with the US drone assassination of a Taliban commander, who was about to engage in talks with Islamabad.