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More Drone Strikes Kill At Least 38

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A U.S. Predator drone flies over the moon above Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan. (AP)
A U.S. Predator drone flies over the moon above Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan. (AP)

Some breaking news today from Pakistan, one of the global hot-spots for the drone war.

Three suspected US missile strikes in north-western Pakistan in less than 12 hours have killed at least 38 alleged militants, an unusually heavy barrage at a time when relations between the two countries are badly strained, Pakistani intelligence officials said. — Associated Press

The drone war appears to be picking up steam after a recent lull in attacks. He spent an hour talking about this dramatic new shift in the nature of warfare and its implications for the future. You can hear the hour here.

This program aired on July 12, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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