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Taliban gunmen invade Pakistan’s military HQ, push towards its nuclear arsenal
Debka ^ | October 10, 2009, 3:00 PM (GMT+02:00) | Staff

Posted on 10/10/2009 7:24:58 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out

Two Pakistani officers were taken hostage and a lieutenant general was among the eight soldiers killed in a gunfight with presumed Taliban gunmen following their audacious invasion of the Pakistan’s army headquarters in capital Saturday, Oct. 10.

Pakistani paramilitary forces battled a second group of insurgents for control of a road tunnel which connects the towns of Darra Adam Khel and Kohat in the North West Frontier Province.

On May 15, DEBKA-Net-Weekly exclusively named Kohat and Kamra as keys to Pakistan’s nuclear and missile arsenals and reported that Kohat’s fall to the Taliban would cut Islamabad and the Pakistani high command from Kamra and its nuclear arsenal

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.debka.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chuckposts; debka; pakistan; taliban

1 posted on 10/10/2009 7:24:58 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
DEBKA is right 50% of the time. I hope this is the wrong 50%.

5.56mm

2 posted on 10/10/2009 7:26:45 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
Don't worry. Obama is going to give the Taliban a place at the table.
3 posted on 10/10/2009 7:28:34 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 163)
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To: M Kehoe

It’s way better than that.. There was that ONE new york thing.


4 posted on 10/10/2009 7:30:18 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: bitterohiogunclinger
Don't worry. Obama is going to give the Taliban a place at the table.

0bama won't have to give them a place at the table in they have nukes. The Taliban will sit where they want.

5.56mm

5 posted on 10/10/2009 7:30:34 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe

I hope they are wrong about this!


6 posted on 10/10/2009 7:31:16 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Gee,I hope this situation isn’t above King Hussein’s pay grade.


7 posted on 10/10/2009 7:31:58 AM PDT by 4yearlurker ("Damn the King and double damn him!")
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

The latest BNO headlines on Twitter are that the government is blocking four private television news channels and hostages are being held near Pakistani army headquarters.


8 posted on 10/10/2009 7:36:30 AM PDT by Nextrush (Sarah Palin is the new Ronald Reagan)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

There is no way this is true, O’s has said these guys are not bad.


9 posted on 10/10/2009 7:38:03 AM PDT by stockpirate ("if my thought-dreams could be seen. They'd probably put my head in a guillotine" Dylan)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

About time to send in a crew and detonate that crap!


10 posted on 10/10/2009 7:38:47 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: M Kehoe
7.62mm
11 posted on 10/10/2009 7:39:07 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 163)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

If they get close to anything nuclear, you can expect to see the Indians on the scene.


12 posted on 10/10/2009 7:39:50 AM PDT by blam
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

FOX news just had a report with some news footage. Just a few seconds.


13 posted on 10/10/2009 7:44:02 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Cheetahcat

Detonate? The U.S. has done nothing about this and will do nothing as long as it has a sock puppet government in Pakistan. You need to understand how it works. A country that is on our side can have as many nuclear weapons as it wants.


14 posted on 10/10/2009 7:44:35 AM PDT by Captain Kirk
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To: Captain Kirk

Uh, duh...could someone explain to me,,,perhaps the Sage of Wilmington, Biden....

Which ones were these? The “Good”Taliban or the “BAD” Taliban?
Cause if they were the “Good” Taliban they are probably just going to hand over the nukes to our military, huh?

{If this all weren’t so tragic, it would be a comedy show}


15 posted on 10/10/2009 7:48:26 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Pray for Israel! And Georgia ! And the Iranian people! and Honduras!)
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To: Captain Kirk

“Detonate? The U.S. has done nothing about this and will do nothing as long as it has a sock puppet government in Pakistan. You need to understand how it works. A country that is on our side can have as many nuclear weapons as it wants.”

I am afraid you are right!


16 posted on 10/10/2009 7:51:35 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: blam

If the Taliban get control of the nukes, who is in more danger, India or U.S. or someone else??


17 posted on 10/10/2009 7:57:07 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Nextrush

>>> the government is blocking four private television news channels <<<

That explains why none of the several Internet news streams from Pakistan haven’t been working since early this morning.

http://wwitv.com/portal.htm

Select “Pakistan” from the menu on the left.


18 posted on 10/10/2009 7:59:55 AM PDT by angkor (The U.S. Congress is at war with America.)
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To: Gadsden1st
Yes.

"Who is in more imminent danger" is a different, somewhat moot question.

It basically cannot be allowed to happen, at all.
19 posted on 10/10/2009 8:00:46 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Gadsden1st; blam

>>> If the Taliban get control of the nukes, who is in more danger, India or U.S. or someone else?? <<<

IIRC Pakistan announced several weeks ago that it was obtaining (or had obtained) ballistic missiles with a 6,000km range, which is basically all of Russia and Europe, not to mention India.


20 posted on 10/10/2009 8:02:01 AM PDT by angkor (The U.S. Congress is at war with America.)
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To: Gadsden1st
"If the Taliban get control of the nukes, who is in more danger, India or U.S. or someone else??"

Probably India, they're the nearest target. They'd (Taliban) use them in a hurry before the rest of the world 'swooped-in' to stop them.

21 posted on 10/10/2009 8:03:01 AM PDT by blam
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Can you extrapolate?


22 posted on 10/10/2009 8:03:21 AM PDT by Recovering Hermit (I shot the rooster, the one that used'er, wake me up at four A.M....)
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To: M Kehoe

Do you think Indians will wait to see if it’s the 50% right or 50% wrong?


23 posted on 10/10/2009 8:04:37 AM PDT by silverleaf (If we are astroturf, why are the democrats trying to mow us?)
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To: Gadsden1st

This link is from Dawn, with video.

http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/04-firing-outside-ghq-qs-04


24 posted on 10/10/2009 8:06:08 AM PDT by paristwelve (Feeling sorry for things is just an excuse for not celebrating your own happiness.)
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To: angkor

Thanks for the link.....C


25 posted on 10/10/2009 8:08:18 AM PDT by colinhester
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To: paristwelve

bump


26 posted on 10/10/2009 8:11:43 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: blam

The Indian Air Force would have to search and bomb any capture missile TELs (Dongfeng M-11 SSMs, Ghauri I and II MRBMs) with their Su-30MKIs while MARCOS (Marine Commandos) will capture any Taliban-held nuke installations.


27 posted on 10/10/2009 8:13:04 AM PDT by myknowledge (F-22 Raptor: World's Largest Distributor of Sukhoi parts!)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

India may not want the Taliban to have a nuclear place at the table. You can bet that’s above somebody’s pay grade.


28 posted on 10/10/2009 8:14:04 AM PDT by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: bitterohiogunclinger
The bombing, beheading, raping, robbing and pillaging Taliban is not the Taliban that Obama knows.

See, if you are a Nobel Peace Prize winner, you have special powers that allow you see things that others can't.

29 posted on 10/10/2009 8:14:41 AM PDT by csvset
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

I’m not going to trust Debka’s news until its confirmed by DAWN/AKI!!!


30 posted on 10/10/2009 8:18:37 AM PDT by Wiz
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To: Gadsden1st
>>If the Taliban get control of the nukes,

Broken Arrow!

Booom!



That's what "should" happen... but The One just won a "peace prize"...
31 posted on 10/10/2009 8:21:11 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Just a matter of time and all hell will break loose in the World.


32 posted on 10/10/2009 8:25:05 AM PDT by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: bitterohiogunclinger

AND American taxpayers money....


33 posted on 10/10/2009 8:28:44 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: blam
If they get close to anything nuclear, you can expect to see the Indians on the scene.

Hadn't thought about India. India is not very happy with the Pakies now and that kind of nuke slip up would just about seal the deal. Wham!!! Adios Pakistan.

34 posted on 10/10/2009 8:28:48 AM PDT by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

But, Micheal Moore said these were just a bunch of guys on monkey bars and are no threat to us or anybody else.


35 posted on 10/10/2009 8:29:49 AM PDT by TruthBeforeAll (The Top 10 Most Murderous Cities in the US (per capita) Are All Run By Dem Mayors - 2005 Report)
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To: Logical me
Any serious recommended reading about how a Taliban takeover of Pakistan would play out? I am talking about a true takeover of power, of the acting government.
36 posted on 10/10/2009 8:35:13 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: LomanBill

Overt weakness inevitably leads to war. It will be clear that the Kenyan received the Nobel anti-peace prize when all is said and done.


37 posted on 10/10/2009 8:37:37 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The President has borrowed more money to spend to less effect than anybody on the planet. " Steyn)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

But but Mr. Peace Prize said the Taliban were moderates....

Must have been a rogue group of Amish gang members.


38 posted on 10/10/2009 8:51:04 AM PDT by Brytani (Support Lt. Col Allen West for Congress - www.allenwestforcongress.com)
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To: silverleaf
Do you think Indians will wait to see if it’s the 50% right or 50% wrong?

No, methinks Delhi is probably going to DEFCON 1 if true.

5.56mm

39 posted on 10/10/2009 8:58:12 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

40 posted on 10/10/2009 9:21:43 AM PDT by Eaker (Kaiden sez, "If you have a problem and If explosives are an option then explosives are THE answer.")
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To: M Kehoe

Hopefully the US, Europe & Israel will not follow the stupid scenario shown in most recent gangster movies; you know, where a bunch of thugs from various factions stand holding pistols (usually sideways, for some odd reason) at each others heads, shouting.

Just pull the trigger and blow the jerk away!


41 posted on 10/10/2009 9:25:49 AM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: BwanaNdege
Just pull the trigger and blow the jerk away!

If I have a pistol pointed at someone's head, I'm well past the talkative stage. LOL!

42 posted on 10/10/2009 9:33:28 AM PDT by 11Bush
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To: Repeat Offender; Pining_4_TX; Forgiven_Sinner; grey_whiskers; BlueDragon; LittleBillyInfidel; ...

Pakistan ۋﮧ۱م

FReepmail if you want on or off
43 posted on 10/10/2009 12:36:56 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (To err is human, to think is Vulcan)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Pakistan keeps its nukes diassembled. The nuclear and non-nuclear parts are in separate places...so they say. Paki nukes are relatlively small, only a few kilotons. The Taliban would need to know where the nukes are, how to assemble a nuke, and then need a means of detonating it. The nearest desired target would be India, and of course India has nukes of its own. The Taliban lacks the resources to get a nuke to the US and set it off. I smell Debka sensationalism/disinformation.


44 posted on 10/10/2009 12:43:04 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (To err is human, to think is Vulcan)
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