Micah Zenko

Politics, Power, and Preventive Action

Zenko covers the U.S. national security debate and offers insight on developments in international security and conflict prevention.

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by Micah Zenko Thursday, September 1, 2011
A Libyan rebel stands guard near the entrance of Ras Lanuf on August 27, 2011 (Esam Al-Fetori/Courtesy Reuters).

A Libyan rebel stands guard near the entrance of Ras Lanuf on August 27, 2011 (Esam Al-Fetori/Courtesy Reuters).

- Adam Entous and Siobhan Gorman, “CIA Strikes Strain Ties with Pakistan Further,” Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2011.

“Some military leaders have privately advocated lifting the veil of official secrecy surrounding the covert CIA strikes so the U.S. can explain more openly who the targets are and what roles they have played in attacks on U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Doing so, officials say, could chip away at anti-American sentiment in Pakistan and bolster the case for continued strikes.”

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