Skip to comments.Obama’s deal with Karzai bans raids on al-Qaida bases in Pakistan
Posted on 05/04/2012 10:09:53 AM PDT by Nachum
President Barack Obama has promised not to attack Pakistan-based al-Qaida leaders or fighters from bases inside Afghanistan.
The surprising commitment effectively bars Obama and his successors from launching another nighttime helicopter raid like the one that that killed Osama bin Laden. That raid has proven to be Obamas primary foreign-policy success because it killed bin Laden, scooped up much intelligence data and shocked Pakistan.
Obamas commitment will also end the use of secretive drone-attacks from Afghanistan. Those attacks have killed hundreds of al-Qaida leaders since the mid-2000s. Theyve also been very popular with U.S voters, and usually have had tacit Pakistan approval.
The unadvertised provision is buried in the deal that Afghan president Hamid Karzai and Obama signed with much campaign-style fanfare May 1 in Kabul. It could provide a legal shield for Pakistani-based al-Qaidas leaders, front-line fighters, terrorism-planners, allied terror-leaders, funders, terror bases and terror training-grounds.
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Nothing the Jug-eared Kenyans signs will ban his “successor” from doing what needs to be
done to protect the national security of the United
However, these new rules may (will) get more of our brave troops (other people’s kids) killed in Afghanistan while JugEars and Mooch continue their relentless partying and wooing of rich liberal 1%’ers for campaign donations.
Each time a Dem “talking head” praises his anniversary celebration now in full force, this fact should be exposed and forced into the debate.
... and Karzai probably thinks that doing his best to front for the Taliban will save his sorry butt when they come knocking on his front door in Kabul with loaded AK’s and a length of rope.
Remember the stage hook from vaudeville days? I’m not that old either, but I remember the old Warner Bros. Cartoons, and the hook hauling Daffy, or Bugs off the stage.
We need something like that to get this guy off the stage, that or a trap door.