What's more revealing is that a year before they met bin Laden in Kandahar, the two Pakistani nuke scientists had set up a non-profit organisation, Ummah Tameer-e-Nau, to carry out relief work in Afghanistan, including advising the Taliban on scientific matters. And, on the board of the organisation were several Pakistani army generals sympathetic to the Taliban cause, and it was one of the few non-government groups that the Taliban leader, Mullah Omar, had allowed to operate in Afghanistan, the book says.
posted on 12/14/2008 6:51:33 PM PST
I remember hearing about the nuke scientists years ago. A few scientists went missing, US asked why... it’s vague now but I distinctly remember it.
posted on 12/14/2008 7:04:57 PM PST
(Why did Obama resign Seat when he did? Has RAHM resigned from House?)
posted on 12/14/2008 7:15:49 PM PST
by Army Air Corps
(Four fried chickens and a coke)
Why has not someone Capped this sackocrap?
posted on 12/14/2008 8:06:08 PM PST
(Osamabama the Wright kind of Racist!)
The Mumbai attack may have been planned to topple the Pakistani government giving radical Islamic groups control of Pakistan’s nukes and thus suppling terrorists with deliverable nuclear weapons. Obama’s ultimate test may be when an American city is nuked. I hope the UN is up to the task of defending the USA,
posted on 12/14/2008 8:23:21 PM PST
by The Great RJ
("Mir we bleiwen wat mir sin" or "We want to remain what we are." ..Luxembourg motto)
Another little fun fact that is seldom mentioned is that in August 2001, the damn Russians (of all people) filed an actual diplomatic protest with the Taliban, strongly objecting to the appointment of bin Laden as the commander-in-chief of Afghanistan's military forces. OBL was in fact an integral part of the Taliban government:
United Press International.
MOSCOW, Aug 30, 2001
"Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday condemned the appointment of Saudi terrorism suspect Osama bin Laden as the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban regime, the official RIA Novosti news agency reported. Bin Laden's appointment confirmed that a center of international terrorism is being set up in Taliban-controlled territory, the ministry said in a statement.
'Pseudo-religious values are being used as a cover to prepare a bridgehead for expansion of militant extremism and separatism far beyond the region's borders'..."
posted on 12/14/2008 8:51:17 PM PST
(43 prior Presidents did NOT spend six-figure sums to hide the details of their birth certificate!)
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