1. FEIGNED OUTRAGE

    Pakistan Knew of U.S. Drone Strikes

    Supporters of Pakistan's Islamist party Pasban hold placards as they shout anti-American slogans during a protest in Karachi October 23, 2013, against US drone attacks in the Pakistani tribal region.
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    Now this is awkward. Despite constant vocal protests to the contrary, it turns out that officials from the Pakistani government were consistently briefed on U.S. drone strikes in the country. While Pakistan’s acquiescence was detailed in the 2010 Wikileaks memos, it now appears that Pakistan participated in the selection of targets as well as coordination between its intelligence agency (ISI) and the CIA. Long a bone of contention at high-profile meetings between U.S. and Pakistani officials, the strikes are deeply unpopular amongst the Pakistani people.

    Read it at The Washington Post