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US fires 118 drone bombs at Pakistan, killing just two most-wanted terrorists

WASHINGTON – Over one-hundred drone strikes in Pakistan last year ended up killing a total of 2 terrorists on the US most-wanted list, according to independent estimates. In 2010, the CIA launched a total of 118 drone attacks in Pakistan, each costing more than $1 million, The Washington Post reported.…

Google chief suspects ulterior motive in Pakistan

SAN FRANCISCO — Google chief executive Eric Schmidt said he suspects suppressing political criticism is a factor behind the move to block YouTube and Facebook in Pakistan in the name of Islam. “I’m always suspicious of these broad bans,” Schmidt told a gathering at non-profit public policy institute New America…

Bill for Afghan war could run into the trillions

By Eli Clifton WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate is moving forward with a 59-billion-dollar spending bill, of which 33.5 billion dollars would be allocated for the war in Afghanistan. However, some experts here in Washington are raising concerns that the war may be unwinnable and that the money being spent…

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