Sunday, July 15, 2007

The Enemy's Home - While the Cat's Away...

"We cannot win a war against the terrorists if we're on the wrong battlefield. America must urgently begin deploying from Iraq and take the fight more effectively to the enemy's home by destroying al-Qaida's leadership along the Afghan-Pakistan border." -- Sen. Barack Obama, July 14. 2007

Pakistan update from the BBC:
Pro-Taleban militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan region say they have ended their truce with the government.

In a statement issued in Miranshah, the main town, the militants accused the government of breaking the agreement.

It came as Pakistan deployed more troops in the area, fearing "holy war" after the storming of the militant Red Mosque last week left 102 dead.

More than 60 Pakistanis, including soldiers and police recruits, have died in three attacks in the past two days.
Afghan update from The Sunday Times of London:
An unprecedented move by President Karzai of Afghanistan to pardon a teenage Taleban suicide bomber – and pay him $2,000 to travel home to Pakistan – has drawn stinging criticism and warnings that it will encourage such attacks.

“It is a very silly idea to forgive such criminals. He was a volunteer,” Mullah Malang, an MP from Baghdis province, told The Times. “When he goes back to Pakistan he will tell all his friends that he deceived the Afghan Government. He is brainwashed, he will always be a Taleb.”
If the U.S. press wasn't totally distracted by Bush's War in Iraq, you wouldn't have to read this on a British website via some nobody's blog.

If the U.S. military wasn't totally distracted by
Bush's War in Iraq, Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda lieutenants would be dead.

If the U.S. populace wasn't totally distracted by Bush's War in Iraq, it would demand real answers about 9/11 and its aftermath.

Bush's War in Iraq: Mission Accomplished.

1 comment:

Cheryl said...

Just a few words in defense of our country:

http://www.randynewman.com/tocdiscography/a-few-words

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