Wednesday, May 13, 2009

"Pakistan seeks 'ownership' of U.S. Drones"

Say what?

"Democracy doesn't believe in half measures. We've asked for the ownership of the drones," he said, when asked about reports that the US has agreed to pass control of drone aircraft to Islamabad.

Speaking in London after talks with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Mr Zardari said Islamabad was "negotiating terms" with the US over the drones, which have long been a source of tension between Washington and Islamabad.