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Covert ops include: p.. , p.. i.. , p.. o..
Who created original CIA and when?
Originally named ... .. ... ..., modelled on ...
Reconstituted through ... ... Act of which year?
Early activity: ... under house arrest after coup in ....
assassination plot against ... ... in ....
Destabilisation of ... ... from 19..-..
The ... and ... Committees investigated where agencies had ...
Who outlawed political assassination and in what year?
Same year, congressional intelligence ... committees, so-called '... .. .'
1978 FISA (?) outlawed ... surveillance except by ...
In .... Congress outlaws operations in ...
Oliver North of the ... funnels private funds to ...
Also in charge of recovering ... held by ...
Sells ... through ... to ... with ... delivered to contras
Patriot Act allows broad wire .. and ... powers
First target drone was the '... ...' produced by UK in ....
... drones were first used during the ... War
How many drones deployed and lost?
US models bought by .. during the ....s
When is the armed version of 'Predator' drone developed? .... after ...
There were .. drones in 2000 and over .... today
First known Predator drone strike was in ... in Feb ....
First drone strike in Pakistan was in ... ....
Pakistan does not exert much control over ... Frontier or the ....
Advantages: no ... to pilots, low ..., lower infringement of ...
And real time ... because drones can ...
More ... and lower blast ... than ... ...
US has incentives to ... civilian casualties
eg. they report ... age men as ... deaths
... are barred from entering Taliban areas
Taliban has incentives to ... civilian casualties
Pakistan is also fairly ... anyway
..% of Pakistanis find drone strikes ...
Paki Gov't won't admit to their ...
Collapse of a ... state with ... personnel tied to extremists is the nightmare
Fear that strikes create next ... of anti-American ...
It is ... without ... for Pakistanis
2009 poll in the FATA found: ..% of Pashtuns felt drones brought ...
..% thought strikes were ...
..% thought strikes damaged ... organisations
..% wanted ... to carry out the strikes
Legally speaking, a ... area: mostly legal in ... law
It is execution without ... ..., let alone a trial
It will cause some ... damage including deaths of ...
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But does evaluation of ... depend on its ...
How many countries now have militarised drones?
'most dangerous region on earth' for US intelligence are ... ... areas of northwest Pakistan
How many people have been killed in the area since 2004?
What proportion have been classed as militants?
What is the primary weapon in Afghanistan?
One question raised: ok with ... rather than ... control?
Armed drones were first extensively used in ... before ...
Pakistani authorities went to great lengths to hide their ... with the CIA, including murder of ...
A drone strike in .... killed .. civilians
US Army's J.. S.. O.. C.. began a separate, murkier program
In August .... Bush admin started strikes without ... ... to avoid ...
Effectiveness of strikes improved by intro of what?
Hypothesis A: drones are '... ... ... .. ...'
Kills ..., creates ..., reduces ...
Never before have ... between civilians and militants been so ... or ...
... also agree with CIA's assessment that strikes are highly ...
Hypothesis B: a form of '... ... ...'
Critics decry the .... of the war, ... damage caused, and ... of a weak democracy
Such attacks hand the Pakistani ... plenty of ... and true civilians casualty figures ...
Pakistani ... ... have also condemned the attacks
Greater ... called for in the '... ...' of killing
Strikes also caused some Taliban factions who agreed to ... ... to ... them
Hypothesis C: the only '...' for the Taliban/al-Qaeda with ... Pakistani/local support
Public only realised in .... that drones operated from ...
Pakistan gov't made no progress with ... ... or the ineffective ...
so looking other way while publicly ... the US is ... option
Polls of areas under ... controls showed a ... level of support for strikes
Opinion across Pakistan began to change in .... as Taliban militia ...
Pakistani ... of AQ and Taliban has ... in recent years
Drone strikes overall best '... ...' for counterterrorism
Clearer rules for ... and ... killings needed
so that ... regimes cannot use program as ... for own ... ends
Drones killed estimated .... jihadists and over .. senior leaders
Harmed ability to ... by limiting use of ... devices or large ...
Critics have no ... for such places where ... and ... is unlikely and inefficient
It is more ... palatable for US to .. than ... suspected terrorists
Far less bloody than asking ... to do so and less an ... on state ...
Focusing on p.., u.., a.. is appealing
but doesn't deal with ... problems nor ... of jihadism
All public numbers are ... - who constitutes a .. is unclear
Statistics of civilian deaths are often ... as they originate from ...
Even the most unfavourable of ... which is . civilian to . militants - far ...
Drone strikes also have backing of ... gov'ts, though often in ...
Before drones, ... of USA was ... anyway
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... of program is ... as those ... of the issue not taken into account
Program came under ... criticism after killing of .. ...
Possible violation of the ... guarantee of ... ... for US citizens
But both ... and ... courts reaffirmed validity of strikes
Others say that considerations by ... branch and ... examination are due process
Killing ... citizens only authorised for ... ... of AQ
Main worry is that US is setting a dangerous ... - if the int'l ... is violated by US, others can follow
US admin should be more ... about its program and set clearer ... of legitimate strikes
Might also help dispel ... about drone strike impacts
Drone program has compounded ... and ...
'... ...' phenomenon produces a stream of new adversaries
Five forms of ... created from drone warfare
1. purposeful ... against USA
2. creation of new ...
3. further ... of US ... coordination and ... in AfPAk
4. further ... of ...
5. ... of the US-Pakistani ...
Ratio of high value targets to total deaths risen from .:. to .:...
Program delivers a short-term '... ... ... ...'
... bombing of CIA compound was direct ...
dramatic spike in deaths by ... .... between ....-....
deaths from strikes is ... and ... public issue which increases feelings of ...
Some experts suggest for each ... drone target, .. more targets
Soon US will have more ... than ... aerial vehicles
All drone operations are '...' operations - none carried out by ... ... alone
Up to .... people seeing video at onces - intelligence ..., ..., to the ...
Pilots increasingly reliant on ... to provide info, usually rely on that info to make a ...
Involvement of .. complicates issue - not trained in law of ... ...
and not bound by ... and ... of war, hence '... .... techniques'
Others in military receive minimal or no ... in e.g. ... ...
International ... and ... still catching up with advances in drone ...
The ... factor can overcome individual's ... to killing
This includes m.., c.., s.., s..
... force allowed on battlefield but ... of battlefield become ...
No ... ... in Pakistan justifying US drones in int'l law regarding use of ...
Under ... .. ... no legal right as no ... exists
US must respect principles of ..., ... and ...
Targeted killing a '... act of ... force employed by a state to eliminate specific ... outside their ...
Criteria for its ... and its ... in practice are questionable
Israel one of the most ... arenas of analysis - it has an ... ... of targeted killing
If defined in a ... legal paradigm, targeted killing is clearly ... and ...
But in an ... ... legal paradigm, not so ...
Another much overlooked category is ...
Giving it '...' status also imposes ... constraints as they gain rights under ... and ...

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