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According to AP, Sympathy For Al-Qaeda is Surging in Pakistan
NewsBusters ^ | 1/22/06 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 01/24/2006 8:21:32 PM PST by Only Waxing

The Associated Press is reporting an outpouring of support for al Qaeda in Pakistan, and, in particular, for Osama bin Laden as a result of America’s attack on al Qaeda operatives over a week ago:

“Sympathy for al-Qaida has surged after a U.S. airstrike devastated this remote mountain hamlet in a region sometimes as hostile toward the Pakistani government as it is to the United States.

“A week after the attack, villagers insist no members of the terror network were anywhere near the border village when it was hit. But thousands of protesters flooded a nearby town chanting, ‘Long live Osama bin Laden!’"

The article continued:

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; pakistan

1 posted on 01/24/2006 8:21:32 PM PST by Only Waxing
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To: Only Waxing

According to AP? Well,then. I guess it's gotta be true.


2 posted on 01/24/2006 8:27:35 PM PST by Nasty McPhilthy (Those who beat their swords into plow shears….will plow for those who don’t.)
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To: Only Waxing

good. more targets. bring it you pieces of trash, there's more than enough american bullets for your heads.


3 posted on 01/24/2006 8:27:54 PM PST by steel_resolve
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To: Nasty McPhilthy

Does AP stand for Al Queda Proponents?!?


4 posted on 01/24/2006 8:28:28 PM PST by phoenix0468 (http://www.mylocalforum.com -- Go Speak Your Mind.)
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To: Only Waxing
Why don't I believe this??

Oh, YEAH..........it's leftist propaganda from the AP. Moving right along.....

5 posted on 01/24/2006 8:29:20 PM PST by ohioWfan (PROUD Mom of an Iraq War VET! THANKS, son!!!!)
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To: Only Waxing
remote mountain hamlet

Makes it sound so quaint. Kind of like a scene from "Sound of Music"

6 posted on 01/24/2006 8:31:56 PM PST by neodad (Rule Number 1: Be Armed)
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To: Only Waxing
Many of them hate us before the strike and they will always hate us. Any person who thinks that they hate us more because we killed some of Al Qaeda top leadership is an utter fool.
7 posted on 01/24/2006 8:34:38 PM PST by jveritas (Hate can never win elections.)
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To: Only Waxing

I wonder, I just wonder if CNN, CBS, NBC, NY Times, WaPo, Katie Couric, Babs, etc., etc., etc. agree with the AP?

Nah, they wouldn't do anything like that.

If they did, I certainly couldn't predict it.


8 posted on 01/24/2006 8:35:35 PM PST by garyhope (Happy, healthy, prosperous New Year to all good Freepers and our brave military.)
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To: Only Waxing

You know, that area of the world has pretty much successfully resisted centralized government rule since Alexander the Great. Anyone who represents such resistance is pretty much going to carry the day up there no matter what else they've done. The only way we get them to oppose Al-Qaeda or Osama Bin-Bombin is to raise the cost to more than they want to pay. And they'll be willing to pay a lot.


9 posted on 01/24/2006 8:37:09 PM PST by RonF
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To: Only Waxing

They don't get a vote in this. A lot more will die before Bin Ladin is proven dead, they can take that to the bank. Because we won't quit a moment before.


10 posted on 01/24/2006 8:39:55 PM PST by marron
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To: Darksheare; Admin Moderator

I have been taking a look at this posters activity and find it peculiar that he posts this leftist drival yet very rarely replies. Is there a troll among us? Do I smell meat for the viking kitties?


11 posted on 01/24/2006 8:40:51 PM PST by phoenix0468 (http://www.mylocalforum.com -- Go Speak Your Mind.)
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To: Only Waxing

Next time there's an earthquake in northern Pakistan, don't look for Big Green or Gray US helicopters to come save your sorry assets.


12 posted on 01/24/2006 8:40:57 PM PST by El Gato (The Second Amendment is the Reset Button of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: phoenix0468

Nah. He just likes Newsbusters.


13 posted on 01/24/2006 8:44:58 PM PST by neodad (Rule Number 1: Be Armed)
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To: neodad

?


14 posted on 01/24/2006 8:45:35 PM PST by phoenix0468 (http://www.mylocalforum.com -- Go Speak Your Mind.)
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To: phoenix0468

Phoenix,

With all due respect, I think you need to read the entire article. This comes from NewsBusters. The point IS the liberal bias.

wax


15 posted on 01/24/2006 8:47:08 PM PST by Only Waxing
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To: Only Waxing

Time to solve India's problem, too? We take out Pakistan's nuclear capability, and let India do the rest.


16 posted on 01/24/2006 8:49:57 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, DemocRATs believe every day is April 15th. - Reagan)
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To: Only Waxing

OIC, my apologies.


17 posted on 01/24/2006 8:52:54 PM PST by phoenix0468 (http://www.mylocalforum.com -- Go Speak Your Mind.)
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To: jveritas

Came across this little bit the other day:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1563368/posts

http://www.regnumcrucis.blogspot.com/2006_01_15_regnumcrucis_archive.html#113764992010408132

(quote)....Abu Khabab al-Masri (WMD committee head)
Abd Rahman al-Masri al-Maghribi (al-Zawahiri's son-in-law, al-Qaeda commander)
Abu Ubeidah al-Masri (Kunar operations chief)
Marwan al-Suri (Waziristan operations chief)
Khalid Habib (southeastern Afghanistan commander)
Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi (southwestern Afghanistan commander)

Add to that Maulana Faqir Mohammed and Maulana Liaqat (local leaders of the Tehrik Nifaz-e-Sha'riah Mohammed, apparently)...........(enquote)

If that listing is only half accurate, I can see why the local Al Qaeda Fan Club is pitching a royal hissy fit......

First, they just lost most of the Al Qaeda version of the JCS but mostly because there is now absolutely no place they can feel secure.

Payback's a bahitch, ain't it?


18 posted on 01/24/2006 9:14:38 PM PST by Unrepentant VN Vet (I can't really accept a welcome home until the last MIA does.)
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To: OrioleFan
Time to solve India's problem, too? We take out Pakistan's nuclear capability, and let India do the rest.

I agree. No Muslim country should ever be permitted to possess a nuclear weapon, even if it requires us to annihilate them.

-ccm

19 posted on 01/24/2006 9:19:25 PM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order)
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet
al-Zawahiri's son-in-law

We also got al-Zawahiri's wife and kids a couple of years ago with a JDAM in Afghanistan. It's really personal between us and this guy. I'm trying hard to muster some tears for the innocent, but damn, they're just not coming.

-ccm

20 posted on 01/24/2006 9:22:19 PM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order)
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To: Only Waxing

Gee, you're welcome for all that earthquake relief.

You ungrateful *&^%$#%%^^&$%@#!!!


21 posted on 01/24/2006 9:29:31 PM PST by Falcon28
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To: Only Waxing

Anything out of AP and Reuters other than hard news is left wing propaganda. I don't believe any of it and certainly don't believe the average Pakistani is much concerned with what happens in that region anyway. It may be inside Pakistan on the map, but that is about it - it's a nation unto itself.

Of course the Islamofascists put on demonstrations against the raid in Karachi. They read AP and Reuters too, looking for any excuse at all to protest against the USA.


22 posted on 01/24/2006 9:46:45 PM PST by Northern Alliance
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet
For the US to know where AL Qaeda leadership was meeting in an extremely remote town in Pakistan and know what houses they were in will make the remaining AL Qaeda leaders scared to death because someone is telling the Americans where they are. A lot of Diarrhea medicine is being consumed by the remaining leadership of AL Qaeda after the US strike two weeks ago
23 posted on 01/25/2006 8:06:41 AM PST by jveritas (Hate can never win elections.)
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To: jveritas

I don't know if their problem right now is diarrhea.

If I were in their place right now, I think my "pucker factor" would be so high I couldn't pass wind.


24 posted on 01/25/2006 8:36:13 AM PST by Unrepentant VN Vet (I can't really accept a welcome home until the last MIA does.)
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