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2007-07-17 Afghanistan
Mujahadeen vow fight to the death as US builds base on Pakistan's border
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Posted by lotp 2007-07-17 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6479 views ]  Top
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#1 Oh, boy, more "last drop of blood" guys.
Hope the doc sent his runaway burqa out to be dry cleaned. You look like shit when you're captured in a dirty one...
Posted by tu3031 2007-07-17 00:27||   2007-07-17 00:27|| Front Page Top

#2 This sounds like a job for the Federally Administered Tribal Area Security Service!
Posted by Spiper McCoy1938 2007-07-17 02:12||   2007-07-17 02:12|| Front Page Top

#3 I like the idea of these bearded goons attacking a fortified base. They won't have any civilians to hide behind when the heavy artillery starts falling on their heads.
Posted by Apostate 2007-07-17 04:57||   2007-07-17 04:57|| Front Page Top

#4 "[Taliban leader] Mullah Omar once gave me the example of a policeman who would never spare anyone - not even his father - while doing his duty in front of his superiors. But in the absence of his superiors, he would give leeway to anybody he wanted to.

"The same is true with Pakistan, which is like a policeman whose officer is America. When the Americans keep check on Pakistan, it forces [Pakistan] to carry out operations, but in the absence of the Americans, it turns a blind eye against the mujahideen," said Ismail.


Best explanation I've heard so far of Pakistan's relationship with America.

Since returning to Pakistan he has twice been detained, most recently a few months ago. On that occasion a large rally had been arranged in his honor and the Americans took the opportunity to bomb the area, in the process killing scores of students at a madrassa.

Hee, hee, hee. Good job, guys.
Posted by gromky 2007-07-17 05:29||   2007-07-17 05:29|| Front Page Top

#5 I never understood the American fetish for respecting borders when no one else gives a damn about them. Instead, Dr Ismail and his ilk should be visited by 2000 pounders into his home compound. Better yet during his Friday call to jihad.
Posted by ed 2007-07-17 07:55||   2007-07-17 07:55|| Front Page Top

#6 The fresh faces of the mujahideen after martyrdom, the aroma from their flesh and blood, are living miracles and prompt youths of the area to join forces with the mujahideen to defeat the Western coalition in Afghanistan," Ismail said.

The mindset of these people are sick/deluded!!!!
Posted by Paul 2007-07-17 08:17||   2007-07-17 08:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Their wish is our command.

We will kill them.
Posted by DarthVader">DarthVader  2007-07-17 09:42||   2007-07-17 09:42|| Front Page Top

#8 Bajaur is a relatively progressive region (compared to what?) in the FATA, in contrast to the North Waziristan and South Waziristan tribal areas (Oh, compared to that). It has a high literacy rate thanks to its network of schools and colleges indoctrination centres (aka madrassas), and boasts modern road networks IED practice ranges and sports complexes public hanging facilities.

There, fixed that for ya.
Posted by BA 2007-07-17 09:52||   2007-07-17 09:52|| Front Page Top

#9 The moron got his son killed for no good reason and then he stands back and urges other fresh young faces to go and get themselves killed. If he feels so strongly about it why isn't he leading the charge? What a monster. I hope the artillery crews at the new mountain top base make him their first target.
Posted by treo 2007-07-17 10:25||   2007-07-17 10:25|| Front Page Top

#10 The mindset of these people are sick/deluded!!!!

Yup. Neanderthal versus modern man and society. Cromagmon won out in Europe. Still fighting the neanderthals of islam.
Posted by Thinemp Whimble">Thinemp Whimble  2007-07-17 10:49||   2007-07-17 10:49|| Front Page Top

#11 Militants believe this is in preparation for an operation inside Pakistan to clamp down on them as well as to renew the hunt for bin Laden and his associates.

America really needs to overcome its fastidious observation of international borders. As ed noted:

"I never understood the American fetish for respecting borders when no one else gives a damn about them."

We are fighting an enemy that purposefully remains stateless yet enjoys the clandestine support of many Muslim majority nations in the region. This simple fact requires us to stop respecting the territorial sovereignty of these terrorst sponsors and begin prosecuting all facilities and bases that support attacks.

I know all the top Afghan officials in Kunar [province in Afghanistan] and I am aware that once this base is finished they will frequently meddle in our area.

This certainly makes it sound as if Ismail has infiltrated the local authorities. A thorough screening of their activities might prove quite enlightening. Collaboration between Muslim co-religionists makes their help essentially worthless. We really need to shift over to independently prosecuted campaigns with flat-out destruction as a goal. Fighting terrorism using a one-bullet-at-a-time strategy is both too glacial in its speed and does not reach back through conflict fronts into the real root causes of indoctrination and financing.

Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2007-07-17 14:26||   2007-07-17 14:26|| Front Page Top

#12 Jihadi numbnuts across the globe continue to beg for a fight-to-the-death, and we continue to avoid giving it to them. Lots of innocents folks will end up paying for the stupid waiting game we've employed for far too long.
Posted by Crusader 2007-07-17 14:48||   2007-07-17 14:48|| Front Page Top

#13 Lots of innocents folks will end up paying for the stupid waiting game we've employed for far too long.

Bingo, Crusader. A homeowner doesn't try to outwait rats, roaches or termites, so why are we dallying about crushing those who would see us all dead?
Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2007-07-17 15:04||   2007-07-17 15:04|| Front Page Top

#14 Simple : for 60+ years, the Soviet-run Communist International pump the idea that NO Western state was worth defending, working for, or dying for. It was a well thought out meme to infect the body politic of the West, so that when the Soviets felt the time was right, they could sweep through the West and put us all behind the Iron Curtain. The Soviets paid particular attention to infiltrating operatives into the media, Hollywood, and academia : the better to spread the propaganda.
However, the Soviet Union collapsed before they could proceed with that Western overthrow. But a lot of the same people are pumping that cultural suicide today, simply because they have no other beliefs on which to anchor their lives. The West never did a purge of the Left after the Fall of the Berlin Wall, so they still operate today - and they have now switched their allegiance to the jihdis; because the West had the nerve to kill their god - Soviet communism.
Posted by Shieldwolf 2007-07-17 16:26||   2007-07-17 16:26|| Front Page Top

#15 Word, Shieldwolf. Word.
Posted by Ptah">Ptah  2007-07-17 17:04|| http://www.crusaderwarcollege.org]">[http://www.crusaderwarcollege.org]  2007-07-17 17:04|| Front Page Top

#16 A couple of ARCLIGHT strikes down through a heavily-built-up area (as such are considered in the NWFP), followed by a few squadrons of F/A-18s with napalm and cluster munitions should do some serious mind-changing. Telling Pervert he either gets on the stick or Islamabad is next may actually get that idiot to move. Until the US understands that the only thing the muzzies respect is overwhelming force, and we exercise it a few times regardless of casualties, we're going to continue screwing up this war. When the MSM starts whining and wheezing, they need to lined up against the wall and shot, just like we'd do any other group of traitors. Start with the NYT, WAPO, and the LA Slimes. Oh, and the next time Tony Snow has a press conference, have two Marines at his side. The first person to utter any stupidities about the attack gets a full clip, starting at the groin and working up - either sex, regardless of who they represent. Those behind them will just have to take their chances. If need be, I'll take the place of one of the Marines.
Posted by Old Patriot">Old Patriot  2007-07-17 18:23|| http://oldpatriot.blogspot.com/]">[http://oldpatriot.blogspot.com/]  2007-07-17 18:23|| Front Page Top

#17 The first person to utter any stupidities about the attack gets a full clip, starting at the groin and working up - either sex, regardless of who they represent.

lol! If only.
Posted by A T">A T  2007-07-17 18:40||   2007-07-17 18:40|| Front Page Top

#18 Until the US understands that the only thing the muzzies respect is overwhelming force, and we exercise it a few times regardless of casualties, we're going to continue screwing up this war.

End of story. Any delay in doing this only ups the butcher's bill.
Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2007-07-17 21:01||   2007-07-17 21:01|| Front Page Top

#19 I would name the base Little Roundtop and issue bayonets.
Posted by Super Hose 2007-07-17 21:54||   2007-07-17 21:54|| Front Page Top

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23:47 Eric Jablow
23:45 Zenster
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22:57 Zenster
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