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Taliban win 1,600 bounty for each Nato soldier killed
The Times Online ^ | 5/23/2010 | Miles Amoore

Posted on 05/22/2010 6:00:12 PM PDT by Dinah Lord

TALIBAN rebels are earning a bounty of up to 200,000 Pakistani rupees (£1,660) for each Nato soldier they kill, according to insurgent commanders.

The money is said to come from protection rackets, taxes imposed on opium farmers, donors in the Gulf states who channel money through Dubai and from the senior Taliban leadership in Pakistan.

So far this year 213 Nato soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan, including 41 British troops, bringing the potential rewards for the Taliban to £350,000.

Taliban commanders said the bounty had more than doubled since the beginning of last year.

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And our commanders are offering medals for showing something they are calling "Courageous Restraint".

It's a travesty.

1 posted on 05/22/2010 6:00:13 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: Dinah Lord; Cindy

Ping.


2 posted on 05/22/2010 6:02:24 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: Dinah Lord

These people are so dumb they think they’ll be alive to collect.What dopes.


3 posted on 05/22/2010 6:08:34 PM PDT by puppypusher
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To: Dinah Lord
The money is said to come from protection rackets, taxes imposed on opium farmers, donors in the Gulf states who channel money through Dubai and from the senior Taliban leadership in Pakistan.

If the US had any gonads, all these "donors" would have "psychotic breaks" where they murdered their wives and children and then committed "suicide".

4 posted on 05/22/2010 6:10:00 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thank you for the ping Jet Jaguar.


5 posted on 05/22/2010 6:29:21 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Navy Patriot
If the US had any gonads, all these "donors" would have "psychotic breaks" where they murdered their wives and children and then committed "suicide".

I like the way you think, Navy Patriot!

6 posted on 05/22/2010 6:34:52 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: puppypusher
These people are so dumb they think they’ll be alive to collect.What dopes.

What's that buzzing sound I hear, Achmed?

KABOOM!

7 posted on 05/22/2010 6:36:09 PM PDT by Dinah Lord
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To: Navy Patriot
Or turned on the gas and lit a match.

"It looked just like a MOAB going off!"

8 posted on 05/22/2010 8:11:33 PM PDT by magslinger ("If I have money, I buy fishing gear. If I have money left over, I buy beer." - Hank Thoreau)
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Quote (minus the Arabic writing):

http://124.217.252.55/~alemarah/english/

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New address:

http://124.217.248.158/~alemarah/english

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alemarah1@gmail.com

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http://124.217.252.55/~alemarah/english/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1707:at-least-45-us-nato-troops-killed-scores-wounded-in-attack-on-bagram-airbase&catid=1:afghanistan&Itemid=2

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http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2010/05/us_troops_repel_comp.php

“US troops repel complex Taliban assault on Bagram Airfield”
By BILL ROGGIO
May 19, 2010 8:29 AM

“US troops beat back a complex Taliban assault on the largest Coalition base in Afghanistan, killing an estimated 12 Taliban fighters.”

SNIPPET: “The Taliban launched the attack late at night and attempted to penetrate a gate at Bagram Airfield, which is north of Kabul. Heavily armed Taliban fighters, including four fighters wearing suicide vests, attempted to storm the gate but were repelled by US troops manning the security perimeter. “The attack included rockets, small arms and grenades,” the International Security Assistance Force said in a press release.

ISAF estimated that “nearly a dozen” Taliban fighters were killed during the failed assault. “Four of the insurgents killed were intended suicide bombers,” ISAF reported.

One US contractor was killed and nine soldiers were wounded during the Taliban attack. “Two of the nine wounded were returned to duty, all others are currently in stable condition,” ISAF said.

Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban’s top spokesman released a statement claiming that “more than 45 US-NATO soldiers killed and scores injured in the attack on Bagram airbase.” He claimed that 20 Taliban fighters penetrated the base’s perimeter. Mujahid released the statement on The Voice of Jihad, the Taliban’s online propaganda arm.”


9 posted on 05/22/2010 10:47:41 PM PDT by Cindy
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ON THE INTERNET:

www.youtube.com/user/alemaara


10 posted on 05/22/2010 10:59:00 PM PDT by Cindy
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Quote:

http://www.defense.gov//News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=59291

Officials Provide More Details on Bagram Attack

From a Combined Joint Task Force 82 News Release

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, May 21, 2010 – Military officials provided more details today on the May 19 attack here that killed a U.S. contractor and wounded several servicemembers.

Sixteen insurgents were killed and five were detained after an estimated 30 to 40 militants launched an attack on the airfield’s outer perimeter during the early morning hours. During the attack, coalition forces and Afghan police responded immediately, maintaining security on the airfield and blocking the insurgents’ ability to completely breach the base’s perimeter, officials said.

Meanwhile, Army helicopters providing aerial security during the attack engaged multiple insurgents outside the airfield.

Coalition forces killed four intended suicide bombers dressed in U.S. military-style uniforms before they could detonate themselves. An enemy mortar pit set up outside the perimeter was destroyed.

Following the attack, Afghan police and coalition forces detained five suspected militants after performing a presence-and-security patrol in a nearby village.

Three of the wounded servicemembers were returned to duty, officials said, while all others were in stable condition. The name of the contractor killed in the attack is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

Related Sites:
Combined Joint Task Force 82

Related Articles:
Attack at Bagram Leaves Several Insurgents Dead


11 posted on 05/22/2010 11:02:05 PM PDT by Cindy
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Note: Photo included.

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/05/10/2010-05-10_hes_brutal_mastermind_of_terror.html

“Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is brutal mastermind behind thwarted Times Square bombing”
BY JAMES GORDON MEEK AND DAVID SALTONSTALL
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS

Monday, May 10th 2010, 4:41 AM

SNIPPET: “Meet the new face of terror, Hakimullah Mehsud, the murderous mastermind the U.S. says is behind the attempted Times Square bombing.

Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday pointed a finger at Mehsud’s Pakistani Taliban - Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - as the not-so-smart brains behind the botched Times Square bombing.

The car bomb never detonated, but whatever Mehsud’s technical failings may be, he makes up for with a caustic mix of brutality and perseverance, experts say.

“He will pull out a gun and kill his own people,” Pakistan’s interior minister, Rehman Malik, once said of the 30-year-old thug who has a $600,000 bounty on his head from his government.

Intel officials say the Pakistani Taliban is an umbrella group of pro-Al Qaeda, anti-American groups operating in the lawless, Stone Age-like region of Waziristan in northern Pakistan.”


12 posted on 05/22/2010 11:19:49 PM PDT by Cindy
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stepping back in time:

WANTED POSTER:
http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/46650000/jpg/_46650501_wantedposted_466.jpg

WANTED POSTER CAPTION: “Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud (top right) heads the wanted list”

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8337237.stm

Page last updated at 14:09 GMT, Monday, 2 November 2009

“Pakistan offers Taliban bounties”

SNIPPET: “Pakistan’s government has offered rewards totalling $5m (£3m) for information leading to the capture of Taliban leaders and commanders.

A sum of 50m rupees ($600,000) has been promised for the capture - dead or alive - of the group’s leader, Hakimullah Mehsud, and two top aides.”


13 posted on 05/22/2010 11:36:57 PM PDT by Cindy
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SNIPPET from the link in post no. 13:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8337237.stm

"...dead or alive..."

14 posted on 05/22/2010 11:38:59 PM PDT by Cindy
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Previously...

blog:

Quote:

http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/201282.php

March 01, 2010

Attn: Youtube User Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheIslamicEmirate

AKA the Taliban’s OFFICIAL youtube channel.

You’re toast.

Hat Tip: Andrea

Great job everyone. This is one we’ve worked on for a long time. Persistence pays.

Rub it in, email Dr. Talib Mujahadid alemarah1@gmail.com.

By Howie at March 1, 2010 05:20 AM


15 posted on 05/22/2010 11:47:51 PM PDT by Cindy
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