STRIKES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STRIKES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Robinson: The drone double standard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58128459-82/report-drones-drone-strikes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58128459-82/report-drones-drone-strikes.html.csp">Robinson: The drone double standard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T22:30:18.513-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • In our growing reliance on armed drones as instruments of war, how slippery is the slope we’re sliding on? Imagine that Vladimir Putin began using drones to kill Ukrainians who opposed Russia’s annexation of Crimea. If Putin claimed the targets were “members of anti-Russian terrorist groups,” what credibility would the United States have to condemn such strikes? This scenario is outlined in a chilling new report released Thursday by a bipartisan panel of military experts. The u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58128459@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:30:18 MDT Robinson: The drone dilemma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58120177-82/report-drones-drone-strikes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58120177-82/report-drones-drone-strikes.html.csp">Robinson: The drone dilemma</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T01:01:06.186-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • In our growing reliance on armed drones as instruments of war, how slippery is the slope we’re sliding on? Imagine that Vladimir Putin began using drones to kill Ukrainians who opposed Russia’s annexation of Crimea. If Putin claimed the targets were “members of anti-Russian terrorist groups,” what credibility would the United States have to condemn such strikes? This scenario is outlined in a chilling new report released Thursday by a bipartisan panel of military experts. The u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58120177@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 01:01:06 MDT After lull, U.S. drone strikes kill 13 in Pakistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58062258-68/pakistan-strikes-government-pakistani.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58062258-68/pakistan-strikes-government-pakistani.html.csp">After lull, U.S. drone strikes kill 13 in Pakistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ASIF SHAHZAD </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and REBECCA SANTANA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T18:06:09.156-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Missiles from U.S. drones slammed into militant hideouts overnight in northwestern Pakistan, killing 13 suspected insurgents and marking the resumption of the CIA-led program after a nearly six-month break, officials said Thursday. The strikes were swiftly condemned by the Pakistani government, with the Foreign Ministry saying in a statement that they were a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and its territorial integrity. The strikes came just days after a five-hour siege of Pakis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580622582014-06-12T18:06:09.156-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T18:06:09.156-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58062258@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:06:09 MDT After lull, U.S. drone strikes kill 13 in Pakistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060312-68/pakistan-strikes-drone-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060312-68/pakistan-strikes-drone-government.html.csp">After lull, U.S. drone strikes kill 13 in Pakistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ASIF SHAHZAD and REBECCA SANTANA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T09:22:02.3-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • Missiles from U.S. drones slammed into militant hideouts overnight in northwestern Pakistan, killing 13 suspected insurgents and marking the resumption of the CIA-led program after a nearly six-month break, officials said Thursday. The strikes were swiftly condemned by the Pakistani government, with the Foreign Ministry saying in a statement that they were a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and its territorial integrity. The strikes came just days after a five-hour siege of Pakist...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580603122014-06-12T09:22:02.3-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T09:22:02.3-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060312@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:22:02 MDT CIA winds down drone strike program in Pakistan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004391-68/pakistan-strikes-drone-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58004391-68/pakistan-strikes-drone-officials.html.csp">CIA winds down drone strike program in Pakistan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T19:09:02.035-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 07:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The CIA’s targeted killing program in Pakistan, once the mainstay of President Barack Obama’s counterterrorism effort, is winding down. Because of stricter rules, diplomatic sensitivities and the changing nature of the al-Qaida threat, there hasn’t been a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan’s tribal areas since Christmas. And American officials say opportunities for drone attacks will dwindle further as the CIA and the military draw down in neighboring Afghanistan, reducing their intelli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580043912014-05-29T19:09:02.035-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T19:09:02.035-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004391@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 19:09:02 MDT