Khan's vow may come as a shock to some, but opposition to America's drone war in Pakistan, which has been going on since 2004, has grown increasingly strong in recent years. Drone strikes have increased dramatically under President Obama, and while Pakistan has always been publicly opposed to attacks conducted by the CIA, the possibility of a prime minister who has promised to shoot down the drones could make things very awkward for the U.S.
Maybe that will be enough to make it stop. And maybe it's part of a larger plan to help get this man elected. "They" may have him in their pocket. I've thought so myself from a few things he said months ago and the way the western media has portrayed him.
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