Shooting down drones will be a last resort: Imran Khan

Published: October 10, 2012
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Khan said that he does not condemn Taliban openly since it would make his local affiliates and supporters Taliban targets. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Khan said that he does not condemn Taliban openly since it would make his local affiliates and supporters Taliban targets. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Days after leading hundreds of peace activists to the door steps of drone afflicted South Waziristan, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman said that shooting down drones attacking Pakistani areas would be an option of last resort, and that the key to peace in FATA lay with its armed tribal residents.

Speaking with Talat Hussain on Express News show “Live with Talat” on Tuesday evening, Khan said that the only way to bring peace to the troubled badlands of Pakistan was to visibly pull out of America’s war, call for an end to drone strikes and entrust the armed tribals to police their own areas.

Detailing that the objective of his march was to create peace by taking tribals on board. He stressed that true peace could only be achieved once the war of hearts and minds are won.

“War on terror was a war against extremism, but it has only served to intensify extremism,” he said.

The second objective of the march, Khan said, was to talk with tribals of agencies afflicted by drones and militancy. He said that there is a need to combat the perception that Pakistan is fighting America’s war which breeds hatred against the government. “You need to get out of Amercia’s war, to remove the perception we are getting money from US, or take their orders, tell the tribals that the jihad has ended. Only then the local people will stand up against militants.”

Offering a solution to militancy, he said “the only way is to give tribals the responsibility to deal with the militants, and then gradually withdraw our forces and exit US’ war.”

Stopping drones critical

Khan had lead hundreds of people in a march to South Waziristan over the weekend. While the peaceful protesters were stopped from entering the troubled valley, Khan reiterated that drones presented the greatest obstacle in achieving peace.

“If drone attacks stop, we can say we are out of US war. Also when we say we have stopped taking US’ money, we can tell local tribals to reclaim their land, and tell them that the Jihad has ended and the armed tribals numbering 0.8 -0.9 million can then slowly reclaim their land,” Khan argued.

However, when the host Talat Hussain argued that the US, nor the UN security council have listened to Pakistan government’s appeals and arguments of the drones being counterproductive, and in all likelihood are to continue the attacks despite what Islamabad says, Khan said they would exhaust all forums to argue against the drones before opting for a last resort action.

“We are starting an international petition which says drones are inhuman and violate human rights. We will go to New York and have a ‘Tsunami’ outside the UN. We will have American Pakistanis and US peace activists protesting drones and hand over the petition to the UN saying UN laws are being violated,” Khan said of his immediate plans to tackle drones.

“We will also try to get Angelina Jolie there too,” he said, before adding that his party, the PTI has also taken a legal recourse against drones by filing a suit with NGO Reprieveat.

With elections only five months away, Khan was asked what would he do against drones if he is voted into power, the cricketer-turned-politician said that “the day PTI comes into power, we will tell them [US] to stop drones, we are a sovereign, democratic country. Article 4 of the Constitution places responsibitly of Pakistan government that you cannot do anything to Pakistani citizens. You are making our war difficult for us. We take responsibility that there will be no terrorism from Pakistan, but you cannot dictate to us, nor will we take your money, but we will fight in our own way.”

When pressed for a contingency plan of action, Khan said that they would adopt a step by step approach at convincing the US and the world at large to stop drones. “If they [US] do not agree, we will go to the UN and the Security Council and highlight that this is a violation of our sovereignty … We will try to convince them logically that the drones are not providing a solution, instead are causing the disease to spread apart from being a violation of human rights, our air space and sovereignty and that it is not having the desired results.”

When Hussain further pressed that if in the event the international community does not display sympathy for Pakistan, what would Khan do?

“If that does not stop them, then Imran Khan will do what Imran Khan needs to do, I will order the PAF to shoot down the drones.”

When asked that the PTI chief was ready to plunge Pakistan into a war with the US and NATO, Khan said that he is “ready for war” but that he “would defend the people, defend them till the end.”

“Shooting down drones will be a last resort, because I cannot allow our people to be killed,” he added.

Condemns Malala attack, but not Taliban

Khan, whose less than critical view of Taliban has earned him the moniker ‘Taliban Khan,’  condemned the day-time attack on the teenage peace activist Malala Yousufzai in Swat.

However, when he was asked why did he not condemn the Taliban who had claimed responsibility for the attack, Khan defended his decision not to be so candid.

“We have local affiliates and supporters. Sure I can give big statements against the Taliban, but that  would make them [supporters] Taliban targets,” said the PTI chief.

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Reader Comments (77)

  • DawnTawn
    Oct 10, 2012 - 1:44AM

    Yes! Stop the drones that kill people who kill innocents like Malala. Keep it up IK!

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  • Liberal
    Oct 10, 2012 - 1:50AM

    Everyone want to know about Imran Khan’s View about Taliban .. but we dont know how PMLN will deal with Terrorism? .. either media dont think that PMLN will come to power or they already think that Imran khan is going to be prime minister .. anyways a good interview .. khan have always condemned terrorism no matter what .. and also in this program he was determined to fight against terrorism but without being perceived as hired gun of US .. i am sure once we get out of this war of terror .. we can eliminate taliban .. by winning hearts and minds of local tribal’s

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  • Max
    Oct 10, 2012 - 1:51AM

    Not condemning the perpetrators of the attack against Malala makes his drone protests sound hypocritical.

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  • s shah
    Oct 10, 2012 - 1:53AM

    The twisted logic of Taliban Khan!

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  • s shah
    Oct 10, 2012 - 1:56AM

    Little Malala stood up and spoke for what she believed in. She had more courage than Taliban Khan!

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  • fahd siddiqui
    Oct 10, 2012 - 1:56AM

    They are not “shedadpasand” they are “dashadgard” An attack on malaiya Yousuf zai, Is an Attack on quaid’s pakistan, its clearly shows there Extrmist mindset,which Zia gave us, they have zero connection with religion. These Zaliman’s are as jungle as it can get… i just wonder when will our public stop supporting this mind set, they are divided them self with different parties names and groups ( but This is the same mind set which is marching for “Drones” but quite on religious and sectarian extremism, This is the same mind set which invites “Band outfit leader” to ther jalsa’s, This is the same mind set who cry for the arrest of amercian woman in america and they do ahtijaj on every juma and never do a ahtijaj for condition of woman in pakistan) and on top of it our security organization must understand that they are no stretegic asset they are the real enemy they are the real allay of US and CIA serving there mission khudara this is not islam which do not even consider any thing besides there own stupid illusion

    Call me westerner, secular, libral, CIA agent MQM or what ever you want but i support drones yes it kills inncent ppl but it kills couple of these monsters too who have killed more then 43000 innocent ppl across pakistan on the name of religion and differance of ideology.

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  • sabi
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:02AM

    This man has very thick skin.

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  • saleem
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:05AM

    but first lets kill all the taliban …..

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  • Khalid Usmani
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:08AM

    Imran’s denial to condemn Taliban defies logic. His lame argument of not condemning Taliban will only emboldening the Taliban and extremists. I think Imran is either totally confused on how to to deal with terrorism and extremism or he is deliberately taking this stance (of only going after the drone attacks) for political expediency. Both these scenarios do not bode well for Pakistan. Ever wonder why he is losing traction in Pakistan?

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  • jawad
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:15AM

    ik is the most idiot politician ever….by protesting against drone he encouraged talibans and the result is their attack on malala yousaf zai…I.K plz stop doing politics on these critical national issues …THIS IS OUR WAR AND WE HAVE TO FIGHT IT….enough is enough

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  • IceSoul
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:16AM

    Shame on IK for spewing hatred against the US when the Taliban are killing our children!Recommend

  • AA
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:16AM

    Kill all the Taliban and their sympathizers. Enough is ENOUGH!

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  • Mangoman
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:24AM

    Taliban = we shot Malalai because she gives Islam bad publicity. Yup, because shooting her would definitely be POSITIVE for Islam. BIG FAIL!!!Recommend

  • Oct 10, 2012 - 2:27AM

    At least he has got a plan up his sleeves to solve the issue. The best thing is HE hasn’t been tested yet. So there are enough reasons to vote PTI this time, that’s what I am gonna do.

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  • Babbarsher Khan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:29AM

    Kaptaan, downing drone could be a correct response right away if Pakistan had any strategy to put its house in order. When outlaws from all over the world are welcomed as honorable guests in the tribal badlands causing problem not only for us but to our neighbors as well, then some one is going to react. It is sad to have civilian deaths but that is the price our country will have to pay for becoming a benevolent host to murderous jihadists from everywhere! You do not need to take a tamasha/jalasa to these chaps’ door step; suggest some workable solution if you can. If you think talking to them would bring peace, go and talk to them, try to bring them to the mainstream, everyone will support you. I afraid our “know nothing except jihad” brothers will not refrain from slitting the throat/s of people giving them any sane advise.

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  • Usman Khan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:32AM

    Imran Khan is more dangerous than Asif Ali Zardari…

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  • Pungi
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:37AM

    He has already condemned attackers on his Official Twitter account..!
    Down with Talibans & Down with Drones..!

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  • fahd siddiqui
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:39AM

    Now I know why Imran Khan Munawer Hasan and Nawaz Sharif don’t talk against Talibans…Malaya you were really courageous

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  • Usman Khan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:40AM

    Malala is braver than imran khan
    we are proud of you Malala

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  • Mirza
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:44AM

    IK needs to sport a beard now. His kids are safe and rich, why worry about the safety and future of poor kids of Pakistan?

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  • Jamshed
    Oct 10, 2012 - 2:49AM

    SWAT operation was started after video of hurls being flogged appeared .. And now KPK info minister is talking about NWA operation after Malala incident .. When will we stop taking these incident driven operations .. Give peace a chanceRecommend

  • Aviator
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:02AM

    So..the Taliban have threatened to target Malala if she survives, surely IK should be using all his influence over the Taliban (which he claims to have) to prevent them from targeting her again. Instead, he says he cant, to protect his local supporters. Politics is indeed an ugly game! If no politician, even IK, is willing to do anything to protect Malala or anyone else in the future then the people of pakistan need to come out and show their solidarity with Malala.

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  • DizzyPizzy
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:04AM

    Shoot down American Drones with American made jet planes!!

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  • Pro Bono Publico
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:10AM

    @DawnTawn:
    But most reports say drones are directed at al Qaeda. Never heard or read that they are directed at Taliban.

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  • Jaahil
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:19AM

    @DizzyPizzy:
    “Shoot down American Drones with American made jet planes!!” and then buy American Patriot missiles to shoot down incomming Balastic missiles loaded with nukes!!!.

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  • Char Latan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:21AM

    Prediction:

    In 2014, Mr. Khan will write a memoir about his short stint as a politician. It will be titled “The Evil Taliban”. Sub-heading will be “How I learned to loved the drones”.

    IK will leave to promote the book in the West never to return again.

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  • Jat
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:41AM

    @Usman Khan: “Imran Khan is more dangerous than Asif Ali Zardari…”

    Usman sahib, Imran Khan is more dangerous than Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Asif Ali Zardari combined… hope you get my drift… lessons from past can foretell the future…

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  • Waseem
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:43AM

    I strongly condemn the coward act by Zalman, they should be brought to justice as soon as possible. these ppl are black spot on Pakistan and Islam.

    @Mirza, @Usman Khan, @IceSoul, @s shah

    You have been using drones since last 10 years, what did you achieve, US with all its might could not eliminate Taliban, how long do u want this war to continue? When US can negotiate with Taliban why no Pakistan?

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  • faraz
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:49AM

    So he cant condemn Taliban out of fear but will shoot down US drones

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  • Oct 10, 2012 - 3:52AM

    Attack on little Malala wasn’t the reaction of any drone attack or military operation. It was the result of Taliban’s typical mentally. We should realize that we will have to complete our mission against extremism and terrorism. Attack on little Malala is the lesson to those leaders and anchormen who want to stop drone attacks on such brutal people.

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  • Salman Ahmed
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:55AM

    The shooting of MY is truly despicable and IK has condemned it like all politicians, The Taliban are resorting to now attacking little girls.

    His statement on the Taliban, however, is the most honest statement of ANY politician.

    All politicians talk – but can’t or won’t do anything – except have 24/7 security for themselves. Talk when you can or will do something. Simple condemnation is just a collection of meaningless words that we have been hearing for he past many years.

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  • Butt
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:01AM

    IK is so naive that only he does not know the open secret: Foreign and Security are not in the hands of Civilian Government.

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  • Raza
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:10AM

    Where is the march to protest our butchered soldiers by the Taliban?
    Where is the march to protest the genocide of our civilians?
    Where is the march to protest to what happened to Malala?

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  • Talal
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:18AM

    Drones who attack people with discrimination are no more different than such barbarians who attack innocents like Malala. There needs to be a solution but other than the one which has failed in last 8 years. When you keep doing the same thing and expect different result is called madness.

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  • abc
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:32AM

    ““We have local affiliates and supporters. Sure I can give big statements against the Taliban, but that would make them [supporters] Taliban targets,” said the PTI chief.”

    ^ What a tragedy…

    What an insult to the 30,000 + Pakistani civilians and 4500 + Pakistani soldiers and policeman killed by the despicable Taliban.

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  • rizwan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:47AM

    Pakistani nation is such emotional humans on earth. We need to deal with root causes of the terrorism. last 10 years war has not solved anything and created more militants.

    wake up people… this war has created these terrorist and lots of other organisations such as TTP…

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  • numbersnumbers
    Oct 10, 2012 - 5:00AM

    @Waseem:
    In case you haven’t figured it out, drone strikes will stop when PAKISTAN has full control in the FATA region, and can just arrest those “drone targets” instead of just having the ISI agents act as target spotters for known militants/Taliban!

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  • No-Body
    Oct 10, 2012 - 5:15AM

    I believe thinking of Imran Khan will lead us to stone-age. Which things will you use to attack drones? F-16, i guess; provided by US. Imran Khan, Its time to grow up.

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  • gp65
    Oct 10, 2012 - 5:30AM

    ““We have local affiliates and supporters. Sure I can give big statements against the Taliban, but that would make them [supporters] Taliban targets,” said the PTI chief.”

    Ah so you can make statement against US because you know US will not target you but you cannot make a statement against TTP who beheads your soldiers and tries to kill a young brave girl who speaks up for education. Looks like protecting terrorist from drones is more important than protecting ordinary civilians and soldiers from Taliban. Right…

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  • Pushtun voice
    Oct 10, 2012 - 5:32AM

    Now it has been proven – Imran Khan has a big head

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:02AM

    Taliban Khan is trying to divert attention from terrible crime committed in Swat, but he will not succeed this time.

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  • Tariq
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:28AM

    Imran has proven that he is nothing but a loud mouth who supports the killers of innocents

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  • Raj - USA
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:28AM

    Pakistan is very unfortunate country. One leader who has overwhelming public support, who does not carry the baggage of corruption and also well educated is leading the country to its downfall. In fact with all his qualities, he can lead the country to its down fall faster than anyone else. I never felt so bad even after the assassination of BB, Salman Taseer and Shabaz Bhatti as I have felt today after reading the news of Malala. If a person of Indian origin living in USA can feel so much, I can imagine how sad Pakistanis should be feeling. I am sure most would have had restless sleep. I had often been critical of Pakistan but I feel deeply sorry for them and my sincere and heartfelt sympathies for all Pakistanis.

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  • Cautious
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:31AM

    I will order the PAF to shoot down the
    drones

    And when they say they aren’t interested in starting a shooting war with the USA what’s his next big move? Pakistan military may like to chest thump with the best of them but they know they would lose almost all of their expensive high tech toys in a few days of battle – ain’t going to happen.

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  • Shaikh Chilli
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:33AM

    Imran Khan should be ostracized for his cowardly refusal to condemn the Taliban for their equally cowardly attack on a defenseless little girl. And the drones should keep flying and targeting these savages.

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  • Khalid Usmani
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:35AM

    @Raza:

    I would rather say where are the demonstrations to protest all of the above and more that is happening in the name or religion. Have all Pakistanis really become bigots. They will protest on the slightest of provocation and destroy our national collateral and public and private property. They have never even once demonstrated against the madness that has gripped the country in unabated sectarian killings of Shias, madness being perpetrated in the name of blasphemy, denying freedom of religion to Ahmedis and others…if this trend goes on…soon we will find our many sunni and shia sects killing each other…PAKISTAN WAKE UP…our politicians are not LEADERS…they are petty minded power hungry people who will do anything to get a stint at power…not to reform…MAY ALLAH BLESS PAKISTAN WITH A REAL LEADER WHO CAN BRING THIS NATION TOGETHER on the admirable principles given by Quaid e Azam in his address to the constituent assembly on Aug 11, 1947…these are none other than what our religion also teaches us….

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  • R2D2
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:04AM

    14 year olds are getting shot at because they want to go to school and kids with Down’s syndrome are being tried for Blasphemy against Mohammad/Quran , and this character is talking about drones 24/7. Where are his priorities?

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  • Dilbar Jahan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:09AM

    “Sure I can give big statements against the Taliban, but that would make them [supporters] Taliban targets.” Come one, Immi Bhai! Be a man and call a spade a spade!

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  • Abid Baloch
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:31AM

    If anyone think that drones are solution then lets do it in Karachi as we have more terrorists in Karachi and death rate of civilian has surpassed any other location. Killing another three four innocents with a terrorist is not a big deal. Lets try it in the name of collateral damage.

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  • Taimoor
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:31AM

    You people are pathetic, where are your cries when these drones have killed and maimed hundreds of children in waziristan. You have no clue who gets killed there do you. If you believe that only “militants” are being killed then you are the biggest morons on the planet. But I do see one bright spot, every march every condemnation you people expect imran khan to do it first. Not even an attempt to even ask the other politicians, because in your heart of hearts you know they can’t be expected to do anything. I have said it before and I’ll say it again if you morons are getting mad at Imran then he is on the right path.

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  • Peace
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:44AM

    Why is she attached soon after imran’s successful visit to tribal areas, think about it. It’s a game plan

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  • Raw is War
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:48AM

    unless they shoot me down.

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  • Thoughtful
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:50AM

    Maybe he will get to the Bronx!

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  • No Comment
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:56AM

    @Pushtun voice: and is somewhere around his lower back.

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  • Soh!
    Oct 10, 2012 - 7:59AM

    Your ‘Long Marches’ and ‘tsunamis’ favoring the wrong side, how about a ‘little walk’ for Malala!
    I can’t believe that such an educated person acting so ignorant.

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  • peace
    Oct 10, 2012 - 8:19AM

    @DawnTawn: u r saying like these drones didnt kill any inocent people ? wot about those pakistani soldiers these drones killed u r out of ur mind or ur not pakistani

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  • gp65
    Oct 10, 2012 - 8:23AM

    @Pro Bono Publico: “@DawnTawn:
    But most reports say drones are directed at al Qaeda. Never heard or read that they are directed at Taliban.”

    Have you heard of Baitullah Mehsud? What about Qari Hussain? Google them. Also google how they died.

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  • zehra
    Oct 10, 2012 - 8:52AM

    hmm so is attack on mala ok? drones might not be the safest option ( as many innocent can get killed) but dialouge with the anilmals is not an option at all!!

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  • Yaida M
    Oct 10, 2012 - 9:06AM

    Don’t shoot the terrorists, Mr.Khan, shoot down the drones that target the terrorists ! Sweet !!

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  • Paktriot
    Oct 10, 2012 - 9:32AM

    Imran Khan condemned this cowardly attack severely. Please go check his twitter account @ImranKhanPTI and you can also read his tweet for that matter at http://www.geo.tv/GeoDetail.aspx?ID=70854

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  • Pakistani
    Oct 10, 2012 - 9:36AM

    Iran does shoot down the drones but nothing happens. Why so many cowards here who are commenting that this will create a war with USA. Iran is fastest growing economy and Iranians feel proud to live in Iran. But cowards will always be cowards and such people cannot even think because the fear has already made them loose their senses.

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  • ASSAD
    Oct 10, 2012 - 10:04AM

    @Jamshed. You are absolutely right!!

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  • Muneer
    Oct 10, 2012 - 10:10AM

    If ‘Force’ have to be used to destroy ‘Terrorists’, then, out of rocket launchers,tanks, guns, helicopters, air crafts, ‘ Drones’ is the most effective real time weapon which cause least collateral damage. The only very valid question which remains is that of ‘ sovereignity’ of the country, which needs to be resolved. Shooting down of drones’ will create much bigger problems than the use of drones’.

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  • Sunny
    Oct 10, 2012 - 10:50AM

    I was watching this show and I got amazed how Tallat Hussain picked the point of downing drones, though IK repeatedly clarified his stance. He only mentioned it as a last option. I was shocked how an experienced and well reputed journalist, Talat, tried to confuse the whole discussion on a single point agenda ….. We need to develop habbit of listening and understanding point of view in totality rather picking points for useless discussion…

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  • Jat
    Oct 10, 2012 - 11:44AM

    Impressive and immediate success of the brave Imran Khan:

    10 Oct, 2012 – US drone strike kills five ‘militants’ in North Waziristan

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  • faraz
    Oct 10, 2012 - 11:51AM

    Don’t need to shoot down the drones, install jammers so that drone’s link to base can be broken. This might have some added advantage of reverse engineering the drones if we can rescue one in good condition.

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  • harkol
    Oct 10, 2012 - 12:06PM

    What is the first resort? Kill most of the folks who speak against taliban?

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  • ABKhan
    Oct 10, 2012 - 3:22PM

    @Usman Khan:
    And IK is more brave than you, who is not writing useless comments while sitting in comfort of his home but is on streets!!!

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  • Ishtiaq_J&K
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:41PM

    OK IK has given his forthright views on what he will try and do when in in power. I have not heard what Nawaz Shariff and Zardari will do…..should they not be gilled in the same manner and than make a judgemnt….how good or bad IK is? (A point view from a screwed up country called Jammu and Kashmir….I’m sure it will be taken seriously..lol!)

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  • IceSoul
    Oct 10, 2012 - 4:47PM

    @Pakistani: Have you been living in a cave sir? Because the Iranian economy is in a ditch, their currency has come down to 32,000 riyal to 1 dollar!

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  • Dr.Shafique
    Oct 10, 2012 - 5:28PM

    Imran Khan is playing a dangerous game by wooing barbarians to support his ambitions to get power at any cost. He is, obviously, not aware of how the United Nations works. Who will support him and his fantasy to stop drone attacks against a bunch of thugs who kill, maim and destroy young girls who simply want to educate themselves and attend school. Mr.Khan has not even come out with any direct condemnation of the attack on minor Malala but, instead, sought refuge in platitudes and even tried to deflect attention by criticizing the inadequate protection provided for this child’s safety. It would be a tragedy for Pakistan — and indeed, for the entire world — if the seeds of extremism are sowed in Pakistani soil. Surely, this will be the end of a country already burning in the fire of a radical brand of Islam which no Pakistani wants but which nobody is seriously trying to stop because of fears of retaliation. Can the Malala episode not open the eyes of Pakistanis whose cowardice is deplorable? . Can “brave” Pakistanis not learn from a child who defied and stood up against Taliban barbarism that will completely destroy any remnants of civilization, as we saw in neighbouring Afghanistan and as we now see it also happening in Pakistan? There is wisdom in separating state and religion. Religion works like a bushfire which quickly destroys everything if it is not quickly controlled. I hope Imran Khan is listening.

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  • Jai
    Oct 10, 2012 - 5:56PM

    Shoot down US drones! Did i read that correctly? hahaha. This isn’t a cricket match Mr. Khan where 11 players play against 11 players and you’ll have umpires officiating. You are talking war with the greatest superpower the world has ever seen.

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  • amin
    Oct 10, 2012 - 6:07PM

    @Max:
    he already condemmed.

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  • IceSoul
    Oct 10, 2012 - 10:12PM

    @Waseem: If you are a coward and want to surrender to the TTP, by all means do so, but the country will keep fighting.

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  • danisha
    Oct 11, 2012 - 2:38AM

    IK is a joke, he does not have the courage to shoot anything down. and Jatt sahib, you are right. IK is a very dangerous man the way he have molded the people in his camp even though he will do the same as his precessor has done when they are in government which is NOTHING.

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  • Malang
    Oct 18, 2012 - 3:15PM

    @Usman Khan:
    Yes for all politicians and institutions, yet Zardari is the best option.

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  • JSM
    Oct 27, 2012 - 8:55AM

    I am sorry to state that Pakistanls are brave against the weak and helpless. Imran is unwilling to stand against the Taliban. Pakistan will never dare to shoot down a drone.Recommend

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