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There are protests today in Pakistan over those controversial U.S. drone strikes in the tribal areas on the border with Afghanistan. The U.S. says the drones are targeting militants, but critics say they are also killing hundreds of civilians. Pakistan says the drone attacks are illegal, counter-productive and a violation of its sovereignty. The BBC’s Orla Guerin reports.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.