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USA urged to clarify basis for drone killings in Pakistan

Headline Title:  USA must clarify basis for Pakistan drone killings 31 January 2012 The USA must disclose details of the legal and factual basis for the lethal use of drones in Pakistan, Amnesty International said today, after US President Barack Obama confirmed that the unmanned aircraft are used to target suspected militants in the country's tribal areas.President Obama made the rare public acknowledgment on Monday during an hour-long online video chat with users of the social network Google+.Amnesty International also called for the USA to monitor civilian casualties inflicted by…

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