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Pakistan strikes becoming more accurate

Several missle strikes have been loosely attributed to US forces since President Obama took office:

On January 23, CBS reports 18 “people” were killed in 2 strikes “at least 5 of which were foreign militants”,

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/01/23/terror/main4749317.shtml

On January 29th, AFP reports 12 “suspected militants” were killed, and

http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5ih3MnOuS2_4ZLGqau3jyhPZ9aitQ

On February 14, AP reports 17 “militants” were killed.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090214/ap_on_re_as/as_pakistan

During the Bush administration, whenever one of these “missle strikes” was attributed to US forces, the article either led with a civilian death count, or got to it quickly.  It is clear to me that our missle strikes are remarkably more accurate now.  That is encouraging.