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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Leaked doc : CIA drone programme counter productive

(Medeshi)- Thursday Dec 18 2014 - Leaked CIA document admits that CIA Drone programme in most of the middle East , Somalia and Asia has been counter productive.

Potential negative effects of HVT operations include increasing the level of insurgent support, causing a government to neglect other aspects of its counterinsurgency strategy, altering insurgent strategy or organization in ways that favor the insurgents, strengthening an armed group’s bond with the population, radicalizing an insurgent group’s remaining leaders, creating a vacuum into which more radical groups can enter, and escalating or deescalating a conflict in ways that favor the insurgents.
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