[LA Times] U.S. Seeks New Bases for Drones Targeting Al Qaeda in Pakistan

If the U.S. must withdraw all forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, alternative sites will be needed for drone strikes on Pakistan targets.
By Ken Dilanian and David S. Cloud
A new jet-powered drone called the Avenger could figure in plans to use bases outside Afghanistan because it could get to targets in Pakistan much faster than the propeller-driven Predator and Reaper drones.



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