Drone FOIA - State Department Documents

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drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000001 L1 Harold Koh American Society of International Law The Obama Administration and International Law 3/25/2010 Speech Unclassified A speech from the Legal Adviser of the DOS (Formerly dean of Yale Law) on the positions of the Obama administration in regards to International Law.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000018 L2 none none ''Wanted: Dead' 1/9/2010 Media Article Unclassified An article from the "National Journal" on the controversy over the unrestricted use of Predator Drones.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000024 L3 none none "Are drone strikes murder?" 1/9/2010 Media Article Unclassified An article from the "National Journal" on the controversy over the unrestricted use of Predator Drones.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000030 L4 none none "They're baaack" 1/9/2010 Media Article Unclassified An article from the "National Journal" on the supposed resurgence of Al Qaeda in Yemen.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000032 L5 none none "The Predator War" 10/26/2009 Media Article Unclassified A column from "The New Yorker" discussing the potential political implications of the unreviewed Predator Drone program.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000037 L6 none none "The Use of Force Against Non-State Actors Under International Law: An Analysis of the U.S. Predator Strike in Yemen" 2003 Law Journal Article Unclassified An article in the "UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs" by Norman G. Printer Jr. The article argues that the United States' use of Predator Drone strikes in Yemen is in accordance with international law.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000077 L7 none none "The Gloves Were Never On: Defining the President's Authority to Order Targeted Killings in the War Against Terrorism" 2005 Law Journal Article Unclassified A law note in the "Virginia Journal of International Law" by Jonathan Ulrich. Ulrich argues that "targeted killing can be a legally and morally justifiable means of protecting the American people."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000105 A5 AmEmbassy Berlin SecState WashDC Media Reaction: Mideast, Oil Spill, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Germany-President, EU-Russia;BERLIN 6/10/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in the Berlin area. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: the "aftermath of [Israeli] Raid on Gaza Convoy," The American Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the "Lorja Jirga" being convened in Afghanistan, the American drone attack which killed Al-Qaeda leader Abu Al-Jasid, and the aftermath of the resignation of German President Horst Kohler.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000114 A12 USMission Geneva SecState WashDC Communication From SRS on ESA Executions And HR AN Counter Terrorism Regarding Three Air Strikes in Pakistan 3/7/2006 DOS Cable - Letter to Mission Unclassified This cable contains the full text of a letter sent by Philip Alston,the UN "Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions" and Martin Scheinin, the UN "Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter Terrorism" to the American mission in Geneva. The letter expresses concerns over the legality of 3 drone strikes that took place under the auspices of the CIA in Pakistan. The letter seeks information regarding the 3 incidents in order to assess their legality under International Law.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000119 A13 USMission Geneva SecState WashDC Haitham Al-Yemeni-Log number 26-2005 12/6/2006 DOS Cable - Letter to Mission Unclassified This cable contains the full text of a letter sent by Philip Alston, the UN "Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions" to the American mission in Geneva. Mr. Alston discusses a letter that he received in response to a prior communication about the alleged killing of Haitham Al-Yemeni. In particular, Mr. Alston argues against the U.S. view that humanitarian law operates to the exclusion of international human rights law in times of armed conflict. He also criticizes the U.S. view that the Special Rapporteur lacks a mandate to investigate compliance with humanitarian law. The author further criticizes the U.S. Government's unwillingness to provide details on the drone attack that he has requested for his investigation.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000130 A14 USMission Geneva SecState WashDC SR On Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions Requests Information on Haitham Al-Yemeni 8/26/2005 DOS Cable - Letter to Mission Unclassified This cable contains the full text of a letter sent by Philip Alston, the UN "Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions" to the American mission in Geneva. The author expresses concerns over the legality of the drone strike that killed Haitham Al-Yemeni on the Pakistani-Afghan border in May 2005. The author seeks details of the legal framework and procedure used to determine that Al-Yemeni should be killed so as to determine the legality of the strike under International Law.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000134 A15 USMission Geneva SecState WashDC Inquiry From Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions 11/15/2002 DOS Cable - Letter to Mission Unclassified This cable contains the full text of a letter sent by Asma Jahangir, the UN "Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions" to the American mission in Geneva. The author expresses concerns over the legality of a drone strike that allegedly killed "six men ... traveling in a car on 3 November 2002 in the Republic of Yemen." The author seeks details of the procedure used to determine that these men should be killed so as to determine the legality of the strike under International Law.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000137 A16 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 17, 2010 3/17/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "National Intelligence Director Blair's Islamabad visit," "reports that a U.S. drone strike killed militants including three foreigners in North Waziristan," and "the video-phone conversation between President Obama and his Afghan counterpart President Karzai to discuss prospects of peace with Taliban."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000148 A17 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 23, 2010 4/23/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The GOP's announcement of an energy conservation strategy to cut widespread and prolonger power outages," "a report that President Obama will host a summit next week to boost economic development in Muslim regions," and reports "that extremists blew up a health facility, a shrine and six houses" in Orakzai Agency.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000159 A18 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 27, 2010 7/27/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the posting of classified U.S. documents on Wikileaks," and "The government of Pakistan's reaction to claims of 'collaborating with the Taliban in Afghanistan while accepting the U.S. aid.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000168 A19 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 1, 2010 4/1/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "a visiting Congressional delegation's meeting with a select group of journalists," "Reports that the militants blew up five schools and a health facility in Orakzai" and "approval of the draft of the 18th Constitutional Amendment by the parliamentary committee to restore the Parliament's sovereignty."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000179 A22 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 18, 2010 2/18/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The government's acceptance of Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry's recommendations regarding the appointment of judges and the ensuing tussle between the executive and judiciary," the "'secret meeting' between Afghan administration and Taliban in Maldives also received prominent display," and "reports that a local court in Sargodha denied bail to five Americans accused of having links with terrorists."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000191 A23 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 27, 2010 4/27/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the likely meeting on Wednesday between the Pakistani and Indian premiers," "a 'Washington Post' story suggesting that the 'U.S. CIA is now using smaller missiles in Pakistan tribal areas in order to minimize civilian casualties,'" and "reports on the provision of missile fighters to Pakistan Navy by the U.S."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000202 A24 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 15-17, 2010 5/17/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: a "report that a secret network of private spies set up by a U.S. Department of Defense official continues to operate in Pakistan and Afghanistan," "reports and photographs of the release of a Pakistani student detained with suspicious chemical residues at the U.S. Embassy in Chile," and the "Implications of drone attack in Khyber Agency."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000218 A25 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 09, 2010 3/9/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "A suicide attack in Lahore on a police investigative centre," "a drone strike that killed five suspected militants," and reports that "claimed violation of Pakistani airspace by NATO aircraft over the town of Chaman."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000228 A27 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 13, 2010 1/13/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "ISI Director General Pasha's remarks to the Parliamentary Committee on National Security emphasizing the need to stop Afghan border infiltration," "U.S. Special representative Holbrooke's arrival in Islamabad," and "animosity toward new U.S. airport screening regulations."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000238 A28 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 04, 2010 6/4/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Prime Minister Gilani's remarks that the "'campaign against democracy will be foiled,'" reports that "prominent journalist Talat Hussein and two other Pakistani travelers have arrived in Islamabad after a brief detention by the Israeli Authorities," and "Secretary Clinton's vow to confront doubts over the U.S. - India partnership."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000253 A29 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 16, 2010 2/16/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The ongoing row between the government and the judiciary over the appointment of judges," "reports and photographs of the CODELs including Senator McCaskill, and Senator Kerry," and the "killing of four people in a drone attack in North Waziristan."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000265 A30 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 20-22, 2010 3/22/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the up-coming U.S.-Pak Strategic Dialogue," "Ambassador Patterson's meetings with Prime Minister Gilani," and reports "that at least 25 militants were killed in air strikes in Kurram and Orakzai regions, and eight died in drone attack in North Waziristan Agency."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000277 A31 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 12-14, 2010 6/14/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the ethnic violence and riots in Kyrgyzstan," "the signing of a 7.5b gas pipeline deal between Pakistan and Iran," and "Ambassador Patterson's remarks in Boston that 'Pakistan is a safer state than many other countries for investment.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000293 A32 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 02, 2010 3/2/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Indian prime Minister Singh's Saudi Arabia visit," "Reports of the killing in Swat of a key Taliban commander, Maulana Alam Binori," "The U.S. donation of 8 Armored Personnel Carriers and surveillance equipment to the NWFP elite force," and "findings of a think-tank, New America Foundation, that "one out of three killed by U.S. drones in Pakistan is a civilian."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000305 A33 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 03, 2010 3/3/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the security forces' declaration of 'final victory' in Bajaur Agency," "reports that the U.S. will deliver 1,000 laser-guided bomb kits to Pakistan this month," and "Reports and photographs of Secretary Clinton's visit to quake-hit Chile."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000316 A34 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 11, 2010 2/11/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "intense fighting between security forces and Taliban in Khyber Agency," "arrival of U.S. National Security Adviser James Jones," "Reports and photographs of U.S. Special Representative for Muslim Communities Farah Pandith's visit to a seminary in Karachi," and "India's offer for talks."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000330 A35 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 19, 2010 2/19/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "U.S. Special Representative Holbrooke's Islamabad visit," "Reports of a bomb blast in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency killing 30 people including a militant commander and a U.S. drone strike that killed four militants in North Waziristan Agency," and "Reports and photographs of induction of the first squadron of indigenously manufactured aircraft, JF-17 Thunder, into the Pakistan Air Force."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000341 A36 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 10, 2010 6/10/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The imposition of new sanctions on Iran by the UN Security Council," "the second round of the U.S.-Pakistan strategic dialogue," "Foreign Minister Qureshi's remarks on the Punjab government's acceptance of potential threats from militants," and "the militant attack on the NATO convoy near Islamabad."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000357 A37 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 11, 2010 5/11/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Hillary Clinton's claim that some Pakistani officials know the whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden," "fallout from the foiled attack in Times Square" and "reports of a fierce clash in Orakzai area that killed 37 militants and nine troops."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000371 A39 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 20, 2010 1/20/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the supreme court's detailed judgement on the National Reconciliation Ordinance," "a drone attack in North Waziristan that killed six people," "Interior Minister Malik's praise for U.S. police trainers," and "proceedings of the case of Dr. Aafia."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000381 A40 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 04, 2010 1/4/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Thursday's signing of an implementation letter worth $55 million for FATA infrastructure," "reports that U.S. drone strikes killed a top militant leader," "a suicide bombing at a volleyball match in Lakki Marwat," "closure of the U.S. and UK embassies in Yemen," and reports that "the five U.S. nationals arrested last month 'will be indicted under different sections of the anti-terrorism act.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000391 A41 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 03, 2010 2/3/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "drone strikes in Dattakhel village," and "coverage of the row between the provincial ministers of PPP and the Muthidda Quami Movement."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000404 A42 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 05-07, 2010 6/10/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Reports that the Cyclone Phet ravaged Sindh coastline, and spared Karachi and its suburbs," "United States plans to increasingly rely on new, manned spy planes to deal with the possible legal ramifications of the indiscriminate use of unmanned drones in the war against militant groups," and "the federal budget for the next financial year."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000418 A43 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 03, 2010 6/3/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "reports that a UN investigator called for a halt to CIA-directed drone strikes on suspected Al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists," "a story that the U.S. Congress has approved the sale of C-17 Globemaster III strategic aircraft to India," and "the military offensive in Orakzai Agency."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000432 A44 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 04, 2010 2/4/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "coverage of the terrorist attack in Lower Dir that killed three U.S. soldiers," "the conviction of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui," and "General Petraeus's support for Pakistan's efforts to reach out to the Afghan Taliban."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000444 A45 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 05, 2010 2/5/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "India's offer to resume dialogue with Pakistan," "Reaction to the conviction of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui," and "General McChrystal's remarks urging NATO allies to send thousands of trainers to help strengthen Afghan security forces."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000457 A46 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 28, 2010 4/28/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship in Washington," "the arrest of a female diplomat working in the Indian Embassy in Islamabad on charges of spying for Pakistan," "military operations in the restive tribal areas," and "a bomb blast at a police check-post on the outskirts of Peshawar."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000471 A47 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 24-26, 2010 4/26/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Reports that Pakistan handed over six Mumbai terrorism case dossiers to India," "Killing by Security forces' of 15 militants in clashes and air attacks in Orakzai Agency," "reports that militants torches 12 NATO containers," and reports that "an enraged mob attacked a police station in Sheikupura when police turned down demands to hand over a man allegedly involved in desecration of the Koran."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000481 A48 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 06, 2010 4/6/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "President Zardari's address to a joint session of Parliament describing reconciliation as the way forward," "the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate General in Peshawar," and "National Command Authority's announcement that 'Pakistan qualifies for civilian nuclear cooperation at the international level."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000492 A49 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 11, 2010 6/11/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The Supreme Court's hearing of cases against the 18th Constitutional Amendment," the "second round of the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue," an Amnesty International report "which stated that 'nearly four million Pakistanis live under Taliban rule in the tribal belt, where they suffer human rights abuses from both militants and the army," "Reports that a Pakistani-American has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of helping an Al Qaeda conduit while living in London," and "a suspected U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan that reportedly killed three people."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000508 A50 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 02, 2010 6/2/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the release of three Pakistanis detained by Israeli authorities while aboard a Gaza-bound aid flotilla," "protest demonstrations on the Israeli attack and a failed march by protesters to the U.S. Consulate in Karachi," a "terrorist attack on Jinnah Hospital in Lahore," and reports that "Al Qaeda's number three leader Mustafa Abu Al-Yazid alias Sheikh Sa'id Al Misri was killed in a U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000521 A51 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 16, 2010 4/16/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "coverage of the approval of the 18th Amendment by the Senate," "a UN report about the Benazir Bhutto assassination holding the Musharaff administration responsible," and "an explosion at the Civil Hospital in Quetta that left nine people dead."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000530 A52 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 24-26, 2010 4/27/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified DUPLICATE OF 20110720DOS(DRONE000471).pdf
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000540 A53 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 29, 2010 4/29/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The Supreme Court's verdict nullifying Prime Minister Gilani's order of promotion for 54 Bureaucrats," "allegations that a top Defense Department official violated Pentagon rules by setting up a network of private contractors to gather intelligence in Pakistan and Afghanistan," and "reports that five Arabs were killed in North Waziristan during a clash with security forces."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000548 A54 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 13, 2010 4/13/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the Nuclear Security Summit," "Prime Minister Gilani's assurance that 'Pakistan nuclear assets are fully secure,'" and the killing of "seven people ... when protesters demonstrating against renaming the NWFP as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa clashed with police in Abbottabad."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000557 A55 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 18, 2010 3/18/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "The State Department's announcement that the 'U.S. will host its first ministerial-level strategic dialogue with Pakistan on March 24,'" a "drone attack that resulted in the killing of 10 insurgents in North Waziristan," "Prime Minister Gilani's remarks that the government is 'not in a rush' to launch a new offensive in the country's border areas,'" and reports that "the electricity shortfall rose to a staggering 4,500 Megawatts forcing the government to resort to a massive power outage across the country."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000569 A56 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 8-10, 2010 5/10/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "statements by U.S. government officials regarding links between Times Square attack suspect, Faisal Shahzad, and militant groups in Pakistan," "reports of a U.S. drone strike that killed six people in North Waziristan," and "Defense Minister Mukhtar's rejection of American media reports of an extension in drone strikes."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000585 A57 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 15, 2010 1/15/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "a drone strike that killed several militants in South Waziristan," "Prime Minister Gilani's address to the National Assembly," "Holbrooke's Pakistan visit," and "Senator Carl Levin's comments that Pakistani leaders privately back drone strikes while publicly denouncing them."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000596 A58 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 24, 2010 2/24/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the arrest of militant outfit Jundallah's chief Abdolmalek Rigi in Iran," "the Swiss cases against President Zardari," "statements of U.S. military and civilian officials," and reports that "a tribal militia, Lashker-e-Islam, publicly executed a tribesman on charges of murder in Khyber Agency."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000605 A59 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 8, 2010 1/8/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the visiting U.S. congressional delegation led by Senator John McCain," "Pakistani President Zardari's response to the delegation that 'drone attacks (are) undermining national consensus on the war on terror,'" and "Pakistani Foreign Office's statement accusing U.S. officials of placing 'counterfeit' license plates on their vehicles."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000618 A60 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 15, 2010 4/15/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the Pakistani decision to offer nuclear fuel services to the world," "a report that President Obama defended Pakistan more eloquently than perhaps even Pakistani leaders could have, making it clear that he trusts Pakistan's capability to protect its nuclear arsenals," the Nuclear Security Summit and concern over "the dangerous first-use nuclear doctrine that the Obama administration has recently propounded," "a U.S. drone attack that killed four people in North Waziristan," and "a report quoting some 'well-placed sources' that the U.S. is all set to establish a parallel ministry of border and tribes in Afghanistan in a bid to interfere in Pakistan's territorial limits on the pretext of safeguarding American "interests" in the region."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000628 A61 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 19, 2010 3/19/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the upcoming U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue," "the killing of 21 militants in Kurram Agency, and six militants in Darra Adam Khel when security forces repulsed an attack on security check-post," and criticism that the 'strategic relationship' between the United States and Pakistan "seems to be one-sided."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000638 A62 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 11, 2010 3/11/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Afghan President Karzai's Islamabad visit, along with President Zardari's statement that 'Pakistan and Afghanistan need a Marshall Plan for the region to curb militancy,'" "reports that the U.S. drone strikes killed 14 people at Dattakhel in North Waziristan Agency (NWA)," "U.S. Mission's news-release contradicting some media reports claiming the National Data Registration Authority (NADRA) has provided the USG with sensitive data about Pakistani citizens," and "GOP's decision to extend the tenure of ISI chief General Pasha for one year."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000649 A63 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 31, 2010 3/31/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "visit of two Congressional delegations, and their meetings with top Pakistani officials, "PM Gilani's remarks that 'Pak-U.S. relations and ongoing cooperation should not be confined to the war against terrorism and should go beyond it on sustainable long-term relations,'" and that "at least six persons were killed in a U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan, and that security forces backed by gunships bombed militant hideouts in Orakzai Agency, killing 40 militants and injuring several others."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000660 A64 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 30, 2010 4/30/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Prime Minister Gilani's meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the margins of the SAARC Summit in Bhutan and their decision to resume talks between their two countries," Ambassador Patterson's characterization of media reports about the use of private companies for spying in Pakistan as 'baseless,'" "Pentagon report that Pakistan has moved 100,000 of its troops from its Indian border to spearhead a crackdown on Taliban along the Afghan border" and the Pakistan Army spokesman's rejection of the report as "ridiculous and baseless," and "the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom report naming Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and China as serious violators of religious freedom."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000671 A65 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 16-19, 2010 1/19/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the Taliban attack in the heart of Afghanistan's capital," "reports that the Pak Army has conducted a successful test of shooting down drones near Muzaffargarh (Punjab)," article that U.S. Defense Secretary Gates is coming to Islambad to "silence Pakistani drone critics," and "reports that 20 Taliban including foreign terrorists were killed in a U.S. drone strike in South Waziristan."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000682 A66 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 13, 2010 5/13/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "President Obama's news conference with Afghan President Karzai," "reports of two bomb blasts in the suburbs of Peshawar that killed two girls and three seminary students," a report "that the United States has refused to transfer drone technology to Pakistan," and editorials on drone strikes arguing that "drones are the single most hostile action by the U.S. against Pakistan and its people and are against all norms and principles of international law" and criticizing Secretary Clinton's remarks regarding Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000697 A67 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 4, 2010 6/4/2010 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "U.S. announcement of an 'additional $200 million aid for internally displaced persons'" and U.S. and Pakistani editorial criticism of "the decision to release Jammatud Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000706 A68 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 26, 2009 6/26/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "U.S. National Security Advisor James Jones' Pakistan visit," President Zardari's "'renewed' demand for drone technology," "that Army Chief General Kayani visited South Waziristan and directed troops 'to go for precision strikes and avoid collateral damage even if they had to take risks,'" and several editorials on drones including that "if America does not stop the attacks, then Pakistan should defend its sovereignty and shoot down a drone to convey the right message to America."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000715 A69 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 16, 2009 6/16/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000727 A72 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 12, 2009 6/12/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Confidential Memo, classified as "confidential" RE: June 12 Security and IDP Report. Unredacted paragraph discussed Pakistani military casualties, enemy casualties, and civilian casualties. Quotes Major General Athar Abbas' statement "that U.S. drone attacks that 'challenge the sovereignty of Pakistan' exceed 39 and have resulted in 450 deaths."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000734 A73 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 15, 2009 6/15/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: reports that "'missiles from a drone killed at least three people in South Waziristan,' however, a military spokesman 'denied' the report and termed the occurrence as some 'sort of explosion' and Iran's presidential elections.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000744 A74 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Codel Smith's September 7 Meeting With Prime Minister Gilani 9/12/2009 DOS Cable Secret, Noforn The body of this cable is fully redacted; Subject: "CODEL Smith's September 7 Meeting with Prime Minister Gilani"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000753 A76 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 19, 2009 11/19/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000762 A77 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 1, 2009 5/1/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000773 A78 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 4, 2009 2/4/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000783 A79 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 9, 2009 2/9/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000793 A83 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 13, 2009 1/13/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000803 A84 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 28, 2009 1/28/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000812 A85 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Musharraf Begins U.S. Speaking Tour 1/10/2009 DOS Cable - Letter from Embassy in Islamabad Unclassified Cable regarding former Pakistani President Musharraf's departure for the U.S. "for a two-week lecture tour." His topics of focus, according to press reports, would be "terrorism and extremism, the strategic importance of Pakistan," and "insights into the Islamic world," among others. Prior to his departure, Musharraf also commented to the media on "Pakistan's efforts in the War on Terror and on Pakistan's current standoff with India following the November 26 Mumbai attacks." Recounts Musharraf's comments denying that there was an agreement permitting the U.S. to conduct Predator strikes within Pakistan and that U.S./NATO forces would not enter Pakistani territory.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000815 A86 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 09, 2009 4/9/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000826 A87 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 15, 2009 4/15/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000836 A88 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 27, 2009 2/27/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000847 A89 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 02, 2009 6/2/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000856 A90 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 26, 2009 1/26/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000865 A91 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC CODEL Levin's September 1 Meeting With President Zardari 9/12/2009 DOS Cable - Letter from Embassy in Islamabad Secret, Noforn An almost entirely redacted cable, beginning: "In a September 1 meeting with CODEL Levin, President Asif Ali Zardari...." The rest is redacted, except for a list of Government of Pakistan and USG officials at the end. The list includes President Zardari, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik, U.S. Senators Carl Levin, Jack Reed, and Edward Kaufman, and Ambassador Patterson, among others.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000873 A93 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 17, 2009 12/17/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000887 A94 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 14, 2009 12/14/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000899 A96 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: Top Stories, Terrorism/Military, Secretary Clinton's Visit, Kerry-Lugar Bill, Political, Com/Business, Miscellaneous – October 26, 2009 10/26/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000912 A97 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 13, 2009 5/13/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000923 A98 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 20, 2009 4/20/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000932 A99 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 27, 2009 3/27/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000940 A100 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 17, 2009 3/17/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000950 A101 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 19, 2009 6/19/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000960 A102 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 09, 2009 9/9/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000965 A103 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 07, 2009 8/7/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000973 A104 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 10, 2009 9/10/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000982 A105 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 09, 2009 7/9/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE000989 A106 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: Terrorism, Kerry-Lugar Bill, Miscellaneous – October 16, 2009 10/16/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001004 A107 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 24, 2009 7/24/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "local political developments," "Holbrooke's Pakistan visit," "Ambassador Patterson's meeting with Prime Minister Gilani," and "a statement by some Taliban commanders denying the reports of the death of Saad bin Laden."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001013 A108 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 13, 2009 8/13/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: the "killing of 70 people in fierce clashes between supporters of Baitullah Mehsud and rival Turkistan Bhittani in Jandola," the "Pentagon press Secretary's statement that 'U.S. (will) not abandon Pakistan,'" and the "burning down of seven schools by Taliban."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001023 A109 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 26, 2009 8/26/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "reports that the banned 'Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan' has finally confirmed the killing of it chief Baitullah Mehsud in the August 5 drone attack,'" and "reports of a massive bomb blast in Afghan city of Kandhar killing at least 41."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001030 A110 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: February 17, 2009 2/17/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "reports on the joint declaration of a 'sharia-based judicial system for Malakand and Kohistan,'" "'the first ever drone attack in Kurram tribal region killing 26 suspected militants,'" and "former President Musharraf's remarks that a conspiracy was being hatched to weaken Pakistan by launching a 'malicious campaign' against the (Pakistan) Army and the ISI."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001041 A111 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 12, 2009 8/12/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the killing of 'at least 10 militants in a drone attack in South Waziristan,'" "reports that the 'Taliban militants blew up eight schools in Buner district' where children recently resumed their studies after the area was declared safe by the Pakistan Army," and a "Pentagon spokesman's remarks that 'U.S. (was) comfortable with the Pakistani security measures.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001051 A112 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 08, 2009 7/8/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Reports of a U.S. drone attack on a militant training center in South Waziristan that killed 16 militants," "a meeting between the Pakistani President Zardari, Prime Minister Gilani, and Chief of Army Staff Kiyani," and "the visit of British Foreign Secretary Miliband."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001059 A113 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 06, 2009 8/6/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "reports that the 'government would try former military president Musharraf for high treason provided the National Assembly demands such a course,'" "reports that the 'wife of Tehrik Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud and two militants were killed in a U.S. missile strike in South Waziristan," and "The federal Cabinet's decision to 'do away with the condition of bachelor's degree for the candidates contesting for the parliament and the provincial assemblies.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001067 A114 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 15, 2009 9/15/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "President Zardari's statement disclosing that 'former President Musharraf had resigned as part of a negotiated settlement," "reports and photographs of the 'death of 20 women in a free flour queue stampede in Karachi,'" and "reports that 'five people, two of them believed to be foreigners, were killed in a U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001075 A115 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 21, 2009 8/21/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Reports and photographs of the 'surrender of 60 Taliban militants of Fazlullah group to security forces in Swat,'" "reports that 'Pakistan started manufacturing much advanced tactical drone - Unmanned Arial Vehicle indigenously,'" and "President Obama's remarks that 'we took out Baitullah Mahsud."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001083 A116 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 02, 2009 4/2/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "General Petraeus' statement that 'islamic insurgents pose a growing threat not only to Afghanistan but to Pakistan's very existence," "Obama's remarks made during a press conference in London that the 'Al Qaeda is planning terror attacks in Pakistan,'" "a report that '12 militants were killed in the first-ever U.S. drone attack on Orakzai tribal agency,'" and "a rocket attack on a police van in Upper Dir that killed five personnel."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001093 A117 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 25, 2009 9/25/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "U.S. Senate's approval of a legislation to 'triple non-military aid to Pakistan,'" "the 'establishment of a multi-donor fund to rebuild Pakistan's conflict-hit areas,'" "the 'killing of seven pro-government elders in Bannu by the militants' and the 'death of 8 people in a fresh drone attack in Miranshah,'" and "the potential for large-scale corruption associated with foreign aid for Pakistan."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001105 A118 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 03, 2009 6/3/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "the release of Jamaatud Daawa's chief Hafiz Saeed," "reports that the 'armed forces rescued 71 Cadet College Razmak students' who were kidnapped by Taliban," and "U.S. Embassy's advice to American citizens 'not to visit Peshawar' in the wake of repeated terrorist attacks."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001115 A119 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 05, 2009 6/5/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "President Obama's much-awaited address to the Muslim world," "Holbrooke's ongoing Pakistan visit," and "Army Chief General Kayani's statement that 'tide in Swat had turned against terrorists and their organized resistance was dying down at a fast face.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001126 A120 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 01, 2009 10/1/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan. The most prominent subjects of coverage included: "Reportts that the U.S. Congress 'okayed [the] Kerry Lugar Bill,'" "the detailed Supreme Court judgment declaring all actions taken by General Musharraf on November 3, 2007 as 'unconstitutional and illegal,'" "reports that 'nine militants including five foreigners were killed in a U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan,'" and "Balochistan Chief Minister Raisani's statement that 'drone attacks in Balochistan will jeopardize U.S. interests in the region.'"
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001138 A121 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 31, 2009 8/31/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001145 A122 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 15, 2009 7/15/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001153 A123 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 4, 2009 9/4/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001162 A124 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 30, 2009 9/30/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001170 A125 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 30, 2009 1/30/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001179 A126 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 05, 2009 11/5/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001188 A127 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 25, 2009 6/25/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001201 A128 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: 4/30/2009 4/30/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001214 A129 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 30, 2009 6/30/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001224 A130 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 16, 2009 9/16/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001232 A131 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 1, 2009 9/1/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001240 A132 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 20, 2009 11/20/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001252 A133 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 14, 2009 9/14/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001261 A135 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 8, 2009 9/8/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001269 A136 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 6, 2009 9/6/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001278 A137 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 11, 2009 8/11/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001287 A138 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 7, 2009 8/7/2009 DOS Cable - Letter from Embassy in Islamabad Confidential Memo: re Baitullah Mehsud Reported Killed. Unredacted paragraphs describe media reports that Baitullah Mehsud had been killed. ~1 page redacted in full
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001290 A140 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 24, 2009 6/24/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001301 A141 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 10, 2009 12/10/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001312 A142 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 02, 2009 1/2/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001321 A143 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 18, 2009 12/18/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001333 A144 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 21, 2009 7/21/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001344 A145 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 08. 2009 12/8/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001356 A147 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 10, 2009 8/10/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001364 A148 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 19, 2009 8/19/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001375 A149 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 17, 2009 9/17/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001384 A150 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 29, 2009 1/29/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001392 A151 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: March 26, 2009 3/26/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001398 A152 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: April 06, 2009 4/6/2009 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001409 A154 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistani Reaction to the U.S. Raid on Waziristan 9/10/2008 DOS Cable - Reaction Summary Secret A compilation of the reaction of various sectors of Pakistani society including Parliament, the military, and the media, to a U.S. raid on Waziristan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001418 A155 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 28, 2008 10/28/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001424 A156 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 27, 2008 10/27/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001429 A157 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: August 29, 2008 8/29/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001434 A158 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 06, 2008 6/6/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001441 A159 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 12, 2008 11/12/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001448 A160 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 06-09, 2008 12/11/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001459 A161 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 16, 2008 12/16/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001466 A162 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 30, 2008 12/30/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001476 A163 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 12, 2008 12/12/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001484 A164 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Fata Tribes Sign Peace Accord for Kurram Agency 10/22/2008 DOS Cable Confidential The body of this cable is fully redacted; the contents of the cable cannot be ascertained.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001488 A165 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 18. 2008 12/18/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001497 A168 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 29, 2008 7/29/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001506 A170 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 17, 2008 10/17/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001514 A172 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Reaction to Alleged Drone Attacks in Bannu 11/24/2008 DOS Cable - Reaction Summary Confidential Partially redacted. A compilation of the reactions of various sectors of Pakistani society, including government officials, Parliament, coalition and opposition parties, and students to alleged U.S. drone strikes in Bannu.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001518 A173 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 17-19, 2008 5/19/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001530 A174 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 28, 2008 12/1/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001539 A175 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 28, 2008 12/1/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified Duplicate of above document 20110720DOS(DRONE001530).pdf. A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001548 A177 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 10, 2008 10/10/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001558 A178 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 30, 2008 1/30/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001568 A179 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 21, 2008 11/21/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001577 A180 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 01, 2008 12/1/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001588 A181 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 18, 2008 9/18/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001599 A182 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 31, 2008 1/31/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001609 A183 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 03, 2008 7/3/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001618 A184 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 20, 2008 11/20/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001626 A185 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 16, 2008 5/16/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001634 A186 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 18, 2008 11/18/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001643 A187 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 09, 2008 9/9/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001651 A188 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 15, 2008 9/15/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001660 A189 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 03, 3008 11/3/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001667 A190 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan's Parliament Begins Terrorism Debate 10/13/2008 DOS Cable - Update from Embassy in Islamabad Confidential An almost entirely redacted cable regarding "the October 8-9 closed joint session of Parliament convoked by President Zardari to address the security situation." The cable notes that members were briefed on "USG drone incursions and missile strikes."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001673 A191 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 24, 2008 10/24/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001681 A192 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 24, 2008 11/24/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001689 A193 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: September 10, 2008 9/10/2008 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001699 A194 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: November 03-05, 2007 11/5/2007 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001712 A196 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Media Summary: November 03, 2006 11/3/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001718 A197 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Media Summary: January 14-17, 2006 1/17/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001749 A198 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Media Summary: January 28-30, 2006 1/30/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001772 A199 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Fata: Missing Pakistani Journalist Found Dead in Waziristan 6/20/2006 DOS Cable - Letter from Embassy in Islamabad Secret, Noforn A substantially redacted cable from Ambassador Ryan C. Cocker regarding the death of Pakistani journalist Hayatullah Khan Dawar, who disappeared in December 2005 and was found dead in June 2006. He had been investigating the death of an Egyptian al Qaeda operative, specifically the possibility that the operative had been killed by a drone strike. The media accused Pakistani security forces of complicity in Hayatullah's death, but "stopped short of accusing the USG."
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001775 A200 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Media Summary: January 26, 2006 1/26/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001792 A201 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Media Summary: November 07, 2006 11/7/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001800 A202 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: January 21-23, 2006 1/23/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001823 A203 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: October 31, 2006 10/31/2006 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001831 A204 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: December 3-5, 2005 12/5/2005 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001839 A205 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 14-16, 2005 5/16/2005 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001864 A206 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: June 19-21, 2004 6/21/2004 DOS Cable - News Summary Unclassified A summary of the top news stories being covered by media in Pakistan.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001885 A218 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: July 8, 2009 7/8/2009 DOS Cable - Report from American Consulate in Pehsawar Confidential Report from Consulate in Peshawar discussing "incidents of Talibanization" from June 19-25, 2009. Ten-page report almost entirely redacted. Single unredacted paragraph concerns Pakistani newspaper reporting about U.S. drone strike on June 23 in South Waziristan that killed 80 people in Lattaka village, including apparently 1-3 commanders.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001897 A220 AMEmbassy Islamabad SecState WashDC Pakistan Media Reaction: May 23, 2008 5/23/2008 DOS Cable - Reaction Summary from American Consulate in Peshawar Confidential Largely redacted report describing public reaction to May 14 missile striek in Bajaur agency which reportedly killed 14 people.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001901 A221 AMConsul Peshawar SecState WashDC FATA and NWFP: Bi-Weekly Incidents of Talibanization: November 1 - November 15 11/26/2007 DOS Cable - Report from American Consulate in Pehsawar Confidential The body of this cable is almost fully redacted; the contents of the cable cannot be ascertained. Single unredacted paragraph describes missile strike in North Waziristan near Miramshah, in which six people were reportedly killed and six more injured.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001909 A233 SecState WashDC Security Officer Collective Priority Diplomatic Security Daily 11/24/2008 DOS Cable - Diplomatic Security Daily from Washington, DC Secret, Noforn This severely redacted cable appears to contain a daily briefing for American diplomats.
drone_dos_20110720 DOS_DRONE001925 A234 SecState WashDC USMission Geneva Response to UNHCHR SR Report on Yemen Incident of 3 Nov 2002 4/9/2003 DOS Cable - Response to Letter to Mission Unclassified This cable contains the US DOS response to a letter from UNHCHR's Asma Jahangir requesting details regarding the American drone program. That original letter can be found in the file titled 20110720DOS(DRONE000134).pdf.