The reporter stated:
The back and forth continued for several minutes (min. 19:16). However, Harf never conceded to posing any foreseeable timeline for a draw-down in the region and never addressed the reporter’s suggestions that the longer we continue drone strikes in the region, the less likely it will be for us to leave.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism recently reported that the CIA killed more people in Pakistan per drone strike in July 2013 than at any other point since July 2012.
TBIJ also recently revealed new evidence that the U.S. may be committing war crimes by using drone strikes to target medical rescue operations directly following initial attacks: a tactic known as “double tapping.”
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