US drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas increase
23 July 2010 Last updated at 07:19 BST
Missile attacks by US drones in Pakistan's tribal areas have more than trebled under the Obama administration, research by the BBC Urdu service shows.
The Taliban say drone attacks make them more determined to fight, but admit that they have disrupted their operations. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports on what people in the tribal areas think of the weapon.