Nightly News   |  May 29, 2013

Top Taliban commander killed in drone strike

The U.S. government has not confirmed the strike that Pakistani officials said killed the deputy leader of the Pakistani Taliban. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> there's been another high profile drone killing. days after president obama gave a high profile speech about new rules and more transparency for u.s. drone strikes overseas. pakistani officials said a top taliban commander suspected of organizing attacks on americans in neighboring afghanistan has been killed in a drone strike near the border. u.s. government has not confirmed the strike.