Monday, November 24, 2008

Legacy Watch: "..Bush signed off, allowing missile strikes at a much lower probability of success – about 50% against 90% previously.."

... and the best way to add to the good will people feel towards America! In the LondonTimes, here

“Absolutely this is from the top, absolutely this is about legacy,” a former intelligence official close to the decision-making process said. ....Mr Bush signed off on new rules of engagement this summer allowing missile strikes to be launched with a much lower probability of success – about 50 per cent against 90 per cent previously. US Predators and the larger Reaper unmanned drones, which are armed with Hellfire missiles and precision bombs, have stepped up their strikes into Pakistan’s border areas in the past three months..."

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