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2011-12-17 India-Pakistan
US Senate passes Pakistan aid freeze legislation
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Posted by Fred 2011-12-17 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1230 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Pakistan 

#1 Lets hope it isn't "too little, too late".
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2011-12-17 01:51||   2011-12-17 01:51|| Front Page Top

#2 "Earlier on Thursday, Pakistain angrily criticised US moves to freeze the aid money."

Heaven forbid if Pakistan had said something gentler such as "We always appreciate U.S. aid and hope it will continue."
Posted by American Delight 2011-12-17 07:23||  2011-12-17 07:23|| Front Page Top

#3 What about the rest of the taxpayers' money? Last year's US jizya to Pak was $4.4 billion.
Posted by Ulose Munster2089 2011-12-17 08:14||   2011-12-17 08:14|| Front Page Top

#4 Cut it all off. Paks have to learn consequences for their backstabbing and shutoff of our logistics
Posted by Frank G 2011-12-17 09:19||   2011-12-17 09:19|| Front Page Top

#5 @#4 . . . . correct!
Posted by Snineque Glolung9673 2011-12-17 19:42||   2011-12-17 19:42|| Front Page Top

#6 Great article that touches on how we should conduct our foreign policy towards these types of regimes.

Its called A 4th approach:

The Fourth Way is Accountability and it is simple enough. Stop arguing over who will rule in which Muslim country. That is a decision that only the inhabitants of that country can make. And they won’t make it through elections, so much as through dealmaking among their oligarchy, tribal leaders and occasional outbursts of armed force. It would take a massive project of decades to have any hope of changing that. But we don’t need to. What we need to do is make very clear the consequences of attacking us to whoever is in charge.

Rather than trying to shape their behavior by shaping their political leadership, we can use a much more blunt instrument to unselectively shape all their leaders. A blunt instrument does not mean reconstruction. It doesn’t mean Marines ferrying electrical generators. It doesn’t mean nation building. It means that we will inflict massive devastation on any country that aids terrorists who attack us. If they insist on using medieval beliefs to murder us, we will bomb government buildings, roads, factories and power plants to reduce them back to a medieval state. We will not impose sanctions on them, we will simply take control of their natural resources and remove the native population from the area, as compensation for the expenses of the war.

Accountability means no more aid to tyrants or terrorists, and no grand democracy projects either. It means that we stop trying to pick a side, and just make it clear what happens when our side gets hurt. We gain energy independence and never look back. And when we’ve done that, the Muslim world will no longer be able to play America against Russia, against Asia and Europe. Instead it will suddenly find itself stuck with a predatory Russia looking for an energy monopoly, a booming China expanding into their part of the world, and no Pax Americana to protect them from either one.

America has provided the stability that kept many Muslim countries from imploding. It has protected others directly and indirectly from being conquered more times than anyone realizes. All the treachery and terrorism that has been carried out, has been done under an American umbrella. Now is the time to furl up the umbrella, and let the rain fall where it may.

It will be a cold day indeed, when Russia and China realize that they can do what they like in the Muslim world, without the US to stop them. And a colder day still, when European countries realize that there is nothing standing the way of deporting their insurgent Muslim populations, because the US will not lift a finger to protect them, as it did in Yugoslavia. That is accountability. And in both its active and passive forms it will exact a high price from the enemy, and none from us. To employ it, we must be prepared to use massive force casually without considering any collateral damage. We must achieve energy independence at any cost. And we must be prepared to realize that everything else we have tried has failed. Only by disengaging from the Muslim world, can we ever be free of it....

read the whole thing @
Posted by Mikey Hunt 2011-12-17 19:47||   2011-12-17 19:47|| Front Page Top


ARTIC = Over 1/2 of US-NATO supplies into Afghainstan goes through critical Pakistan-based routes - despite US-NATO rhetoric to the contrary, US SOLDIERS MAY BE BEGINNING TO FEEL THE PINCH FROM PAKIS SUPPLY BLOCKADE AS FAVORITE AMER FOODS QUIETLY QUICKLY DISAPPEAR FROM BASE/
Posted by JosephMendiola 2011-12-17 22:50||   2011-12-17 22:50|| Front Page Top

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