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US Embassy in Pakistan besieged: Obama and Clinton beg demonstrators to stop

Posted by: Phineas on September 20, 2012 at 2:21 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Sovereign American soil is invaded, American diplomats are threatened and even killed, and all the President of the United States and his Secretary of State can do is go on Pakistani television and beg them to stop: Marked by the U.S. Embassy seal, advertisements condemning an anti-Islam video appeared on Pakistani television […]

 

Al-Qaeda #2 sent to meet his virgins, courtesy of the USA? Update: Not dead yet?

Posted by: Phineas on August 28, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas BOOM: Atiyah Abd al Rahman, a top al Qaeda leader who long served Osama bin Laden, was reportedly killed on Aug. 22 in Waziristan, Pakistan, according to multiple press reports. Both the Associated Press and Reuters cite US officials as saying that Rahman has been killed. Matt Apuzzo of the AP reports […]

 

Friends and allies: most major terror plots originate in Pakistan — Updated

Posted by: Phineas on July 7, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Don’t forget, we given Pakistan more than $18 billion in aid since September 11th, 2001. Gee, thanks for having our backs, guys: Most of the major terrorist plots against the West since 2004 had links to Pakistan, including two that targeted Canada, says a study to be released today by a U.S. […]

 

White House: Debate over EITs a “distraction from the broader picture”

Posted by: ST on May 3, 2011 at 8:21 pm » 7 Comments

Obama’s favorite word rears its ugly head once again: The chain of clues that led to the Abbottabad compound where Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces early Monday began with human intelligence. Senior administration officials have said key members of bin Laden’s inner-circle were flagged by post-9/11 detainees under interrogation, and that […]

 

Blame Bush: Tactics vilified by liberals paved the way for eventual OBL kill

Posted by: ST on May 2, 2011 at 6:15 pm » 6 Comments

Oh, how sweet it is: WASHINGTON – Officials say CIA interrogators in secret overseas prisons developed the first strands of information that ultimately led to the killing of Osama bin Laden. Current and former U.S. officials say that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, provided the nom de guerre […]

 

Dear Pakistan: you have some explaining to do — Updated!

Posted by: Phineas on May 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Now that the cheering has mostly quieted from last night’s news that we finally nailed Osama bin Laden, serious questions are being asked about Pakistan’s role, if any, in sheltering America’s arch-enemy. Consider this excerpt from Philip Klein’s article on how the mission went down: Last August, intelligence officials tracked the [two […]

 

The most awesome image you’ll ever see on the FBI’s website

Posted by: ST on May 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm » 8 Comments

yes. Yes. YES: Still so much information rolling in as to what went down, etc. You can catch up on all he latest developments, including learning more about the Navy SEAL team involved in taking out Public Enemy Number One, here.

 

BREAKING: Osama bin Laden dead as a result of US strike (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on May 1, 2011 at 11:25 pm » 16 Comments

Multiple news outlets are reporting the news. Not confirmed as to how or which country (Afghanistan or Pakistan). The President will be issuing a statement shortly on the matter. Absolutely awesome news. It’s a symbolic victory as the war on terror will go on nevertheless, but that doesn’t diminish the historic significance of this kill. […]

 

If a beating is an honor, what is a stoning?

Posted by: Phineas on September 26, 2010 at 12:01 pm » 1 Comment

Yesterday I wrote about an Egyptian Muslim cleric who told us that the beating of women was instituted by Allah to honor women. If that’s “honoring,” then stoning must be the equivalent of a gold medal: Rare Video Shows Taliban Allegedly Stoning Woman to Death in Pakistan A rare video reportedly smuggled out of northwest […]

 

Multiple sources: Adam Gadahn captured in Pakistan (UPDATE: NOT GADAHN?)

Posted by: ST on March 7, 2010 at 6:34 pm » 4 Comments

Huge news, via Bill Roggio at The Long War Journal: Adam Gadahn and an associate are reported to have been captured during a raid by Pakistani special forces on a home at the Super Highway in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city. US intelligence officials contacted by The Long War Journal said they believed Gadahn has been […]