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Posted on 10/01/2011 8:21:02 AM PDT by jmaroneps37
Last week Adm. Mullen told the Senate Armed Services Committee the American Military had credible intelligence that the Pakistani Intelligence Services was the guiding hand behind the Sept 13 Tet Offensive like attack on Kabul and the truck bombing on a American base killing Afghanis and wounding 77 American soldiers.
As previously reported on here, the Haqqani Network, a band of terrorists, are provided a sanctuary in Pakistan and in turn serve as proxy to assert Pakistans influence in Afghanistan.
The Admirals assertions were the first time a senior official has acknowledged the link between the Haqqani Network and the Pakistani Intelligence Service. This has raised tensions between the US and Pakistan which have been on the brink since the killing of bin Laden last May. Pakistan has been exposed as an untrustworthy ally in the war on terrorism .
State Department officials were upset with Adm. Mullens accusation; they wished it wasnt so blunt. Telling the truth in diplomatic circles is a major faux pas.
The relationship of the Haqqani Network and the Pakistan government has been a thorny issue between the countries for the last week.
American diplomats are trying to smooth over the events and allow the Pakistanis to save face in the Diplomatic community.
Although State does know about the relationship of the Haqqani Network and the Pakistanis they refuse to recognize the Haqqani Network as a terrorist organization. Nevertheless, the administration is now completing a final review likely designate them as a terrorist organization.
Diplomats dont want the Haqqani Network to become a wedge between the nations. The Pakistanis wont say it but they do like the billions in free money we give them. The State Department, meanwhile, is having a difficult time stating the obvious: Pakistan cannot be trusted...
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So US aid dollars to Pakistan might well be used to kill Americans in Afghanistan.
Sometimes I wonder who our State Department is working for.
Pakistan hid Osama and now they have this Haqquani bunch attacking and wounding 77 of our soldiers and Staate wants to help the Pakistani’s act like they are innocent.
I blame a lot of this on George Bush. He should have cleaned out that Clinton nest of vipers years ago when he first became President. Bush allowed State to walk all over him then, and Obama hasn’t got a clue as to what tey are doing now.
I blame a lot of this on George Bush. He should have cleaned out that Clinton nest of vipers years ago when he first became President.
The state department has ALWAYS been a nest of vipers. They think of themselves as being citizens of the world over being America’s Ambassadors and diplomats. And once they had their hands in the till via ‘foreign aid’ it’s only gotten worse.
Why are these people so stupid? They’re getting aggressive with the US when we’re giving them money. Obama has started two wars recently, so what’s to say he won’t invade the Pakis? And if he’s too girly to do so, the next president might get sick of their crap and shut them down. Short-sighted of them, to be sure.
Foggy Bottom has been a "nest of vipers" since the 1930's. For a historical perspective, read "America's Retreat From Victory" if you can find a copy. It records a long and dishonorable tradition of disloyalty from top to bottom at State.
The State Department has been upper-class communist since about Woodrow Wilson. No President (Reagan didn’t even try) or Congress has been willing to seriously take them on, though presidents have enough independent clout to ignore them at critical times.
Isn't this the world turned upsidedown? The Pakistanis should be kissing our asses, but, they have no fear of us. This bodes well for the islamofascist war against America. We think we are too civilized to let them know in terms they understand. What a crock of ______.
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