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What made CIA resume drone attacks [in Pakistan]?

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The News, 14 June 2014

The Pakistani daily’s analyst Amir Mir thinks the six-months break of US drone strikes in Pakistan (now ended) has been caused by warnings by the Afghan Taleban that such strikes could kill Bowe Bergdahl. Now, after the prisoner swap, this reason does not exist anymore. He adds that one of the recent CIA-led drone strikes in Waziristan “targeted some explosive laden vehicles which were to be used in a terrorist mission across the border in Afghanistan”.