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Where is Osama bin Laden? U.S. zeros in on Chitral, Pakistan in hunt for 9/11 mastermind
nydailynews.com ^ | March 14, 2009 | James Gordon Meek

Posted on 03/14/2009 7:08:07 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON - Where's Osama? Try Chitral, once a trekkers' paradise in Pakistan that has been sealed off to outsiders and is now regularly buzzed by American spy drones.

The U.S. won't say it officially, but an exhaustive Daily News investigation finds the world's biggest manhunt for the monster who murdered nearly 3,000 people on 9/11 has zeroed in on Chitral's stunning peaks and deep valleys.

Six U.S. and foreign officials confirmed to The News that northwestern Pakistan's impenetrable Hindu Kush mountains - which boast some of the world's tallest climbs - in the Chitral region have been eyed as Bin Laden's hideout since 2006 by Osama hunters aiming for the big kill.

A lengthy review of evidence, including recent Predator fly-bys, Bin Laden's tapes since 9/11 and interviews with three dozen experts on Al Qaeda, Pakistan and special operations, point to these vast mountains as the terror chief's most likely haven.

Captured Al Qaeda leaders have given up as his hideout. "Debriefings of Al Qaeda leaders arrested confirmed this," said Rohan Gunaratna, author of "Inside Al Qaeda."

Two senior foreign officials said the nearby town of Kalam also is suspect.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhogwot; binladen; fugitive; manhunt; obamaosama; osamaobama; tm

1 posted on 03/14/2009 7:08:07 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’s dead Jim.


2 posted on 03/14/2009 7:09:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Send Zero in to Pakistan. He can capture Bin Laden and dispose of him with his bare hands...yeah that’s the ticket.


3 posted on 03/14/2009 7:09:57 PM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Hey Obama, Where’s Osama?”


4 posted on 03/14/2009 7:12:09 PM PDT by sionnsar (Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Tax the rich" fails if the rich won't play)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If Obama gets Osama and tries and convicts him and puts him to death. I think he will win a second term. Just saying


5 posted on 03/14/2009 7:13:04 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: All

He is not dead.


6 posted on 03/14/2009 7:14:04 PM PDT by 82ndABNOfficer
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To: sionnsar
E's pinin for the wadis of Yemen E is.

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7 posted on 03/14/2009 7:16:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Send in Rambobama


8 posted on 03/14/2009 7:16:56 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Osama and Obama both knew folks who bombed the pentagon. What a koinkydink!


9 posted on 03/14/2009 7:17:10 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I would ‘almost’ rather see justice taken to DC. It is those in DC that are killing our country now.


10 posted on 03/14/2009 7:17:42 PM PDT by Gator113 (For America to Survive, Obama Must Fail.....)
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To: 82ndABNOfficer

How could you possibly know that?


11 posted on 03/14/2009 7:17:53 PM PDT by nobama08
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To: cripplecreek

LOL!!!!!


12 posted on 03/14/2009 7:18:26 PM PDT by sionnsar (Iran Azadi | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | "Tax the rich" fails if the rich won't play)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama will hold a Press Conference, hold up a 5 pound bag of ground round, claim we got Osama, declare victory, bring everybody home for a group hug.


13 posted on 03/14/2009 7:20:48 PM PDT by digger48
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To: al baby

He might “get him”
but
he won’t try him
and
if he does, he’ll never convict him.
osamaobama promised to get bin laden (one of the many campaign promises).
Remeber ericdick holder is the AG-no one except “white cowards” will be executed on his watch.


14 posted on 03/14/2009 7:22:14 PM PDT by mrmargaritaville
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To: 31R1O; PapaBear3625; publana; RadioCirca1970; TheBlueMax; WLR; iThinkBig; bayouranger; ...

Pakistan ۋﮧ۱م

FReepmail if you want on or off

15 posted on 03/14/2009 7:24:25 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (I'm learning Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu, and Russian so someday you won't have to)
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To: digger48

Don’t forget the teleprompter.


16 posted on 03/14/2009 7:26:52 PM PDT by max americana
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To: cripplecreek
"He’s dead Jim."

Yes he is. But we should be hammering Obama to find him! That's all Obama harped on in his campaign that he will get Obama that Bush failed. So we should hammer Obama and the liberals on this issue. FIND OSAMA!

17 posted on 03/14/2009 7:28:06 PM PDT by avacado
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To: al baby

If he is found, it will be a horrible thing for justice, he’ll play into the media giants and he’ll probably get a post on the Cabinet of the present administration if they can prove he has paid his taxes, if he just stops JIHADING and humping goats...sort of thing he will get the under the wire as a moderate.


18 posted on 03/14/2009 7:30:05 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: cripplecreek

If he isn’t dead ... I vote for a plush palace (casbah) in Iran.


19 posted on 03/14/2009 7:30:35 PM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If Obama catch Osama
coming through the rye.


20 posted on 03/14/2009 7:34:19 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Some people are too stupid to be ashamed.)
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To: al baby

“If Obama gets Osama and tries and convicts him and puts him to death. I think he will win a second term. Just saying”

I remain seriously disappointed in not finding and killing bin Laden in more time than WWII.

Bush accepted less in Afghanistan than I expected.


21 posted on 03/14/2009 7:35:41 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: Free ThinkerNY


Yeah......He's here somewhere...

22 posted on 03/14/2009 7:40:55 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress! It's the sensible solution to restore Command to the People.)
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To: All

Why are we still looking for him ? If he is caught all Barry the Kenyan will do is bring to the USA, apologize to hi , then set him free...


23 posted on 03/14/2009 7:45:39 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bring him Staeside and run him for POTUS in 2016. The dumbies will vote for Osama as they voted for Obama (or do I have the names backwards?)


24 posted on 03/14/2009 7:48:31 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: sionnsar

Everytime I use my spell check, and it comes across ‘Obama’, my paper clip ‘says’ “Do you mean OSAMA?”


25 posted on 03/14/2009 7:51:46 PM PDT by madameguinot (Our Father's God to Thee, Author of Liberty)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If he’s captured/killed, it will be catastrophic. Obama will get credit and like the other poster said, he’ll get reelected easily. It’ll make President Bush and VP Cheney look like they weren’t doing anything to find him, when Obama swoops in and gets him in his first few months in office. It won’t be true, but that’s how the MSM will spin it.


26 posted on 03/14/2009 8:00:01 PM PDT by balch3
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To: Free ThinkerNY

27 posted on 03/14/2009 8:07:02 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Let the 2nd American Revolution begin!)
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To: al baby
if Obama finds him in less than 4 years after Bush failed to find him in 7 years, Obama will been seen as a hero. Trying him etc etc etc is all gravy for him. If that happens we may as well start planning for 2016
28 posted on 03/14/2009 8:10:46 PM PDT by Tulkas
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“the Chitral region have been eyed as Bin Laden’s hideout since 2006 by Osama hunters aiming for the big kill.”

.....we need a kill on this guy...although I’m sure Obama will be more interested in reading him his rights.


29 posted on 03/14/2009 8:44:48 PM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: digger48

LOL


30 posted on 03/14/2009 10:01:11 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: rovenstinez

He’s probably been Obama all along.


31 posted on 03/14/2009 10:02:04 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Tulkas

Nah he won’t. Everyone will think he has connections which he does. Besides, Osama has probably been advising Obama all along.


32 posted on 03/14/2009 10:04:16 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindu_Kush


33 posted on 03/14/2009 11:06:15 PM PDT by indcons (An eye for an eye; a tooth for a tooth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nothing special here http://www.chitralnews.com/ , just a ref to the article http://www.chitralnews.com/LN99.htm


34 posted on 03/15/2009 1:24:25 AM PDT by AdmSmith
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To: Free ThinkerNY; gandalftb; Dog; Saberwielder; jeffers; Coop; Cap Huff; Straight Vermonter; ...
Unfortunately, the information on the FBI site
http://www.fbi.gov/wanted/topten/fugitives/laden.htm
and the reward for justice site http://www.rewardsforjustice.net/english/index.cfm?page=Bin_Laden are not updated. Both of them states up to $25 Million reward, but the actual figure (since 2004) is 50 ! http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/03/19/1079199431018.html

The info for Zawahiri http://www.rewardsforjustice.net/index.cfm?page=Zawahiri&language=english has no info on his height, but that is easy to get, as he was in jail in Egypt some years ago.

On the other hand here are plenty of leads, here is the most recent: Parachinar, a town in the mountains of Pakistan south of the Khyber Pass. http://tierneylab.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/18/geographers-find-bin-laden-theoretically/

35 posted on 03/15/2009 3:40:32 AM PDT by AdmSmith
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To: al baby

I want Osama dead...as soon as possible.


36 posted on 03/15/2009 4:41:00 AM PDT by nyconse (When you buy something, make an investment in your country. Buy American or bye bye America)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Thanks AdmSmith.

Pakistan Presidency Announces Concessions
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Posted on 03/14/2009 9:48:24 AM PDT by gandalftb
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2206567/posts


37 posted on 03/15/2009 4:48:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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