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Pakistan to Return U.S. Chopper Tail
WSJ ^ | 05/16/11 | TOM WRIGHT and MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Posted on 05/16/2011 8:01:31 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Pakistan to Return U.S. Chopper Tail

By TOM WRIGHT and MATTHEW ROSENBERG

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has agreed to return the tail section of a U.S. helicopter used in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden earlier this month.

Sen. John Kerry, who met Monday with senior Pakistani civilian and military officials in Islamabad, said the gesture was among a number of steps both countries had agreed to take to rebuild shattered relations.

Pakistan is angered over the unilateral raid that targeted bin Laden in Abbottabad, a military garrison town 40 miles from Islamabad.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: binladen; blackhawk; crash; helicopter; seal; stealth
Pakistanis probably sold it to the highest bidder, which happens to be Uncle Sam.
1 posted on 05/16/2011 8:01:37 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I wonder how much that cost us.


2 posted on 05/16/2011 8:02:19 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Right after the ChiComs, Ruskies and anyone else got a good look.


3 posted on 05/16/2011 8:03:38 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: TigerLikesRooster

They allowed the chicoms to inspect it and take samples... bank on it. How do I know? paks are muzzies that’s how.

LLS


4 posted on 05/16/2011 8:03:52 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The ChiComs already took all the data they need...
5 posted on 05/16/2011 8:03:52 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islamophobia: The fear of offending Muslims because they are prone to violence.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

So, who gets the credit? Bammy, or Senator “Did you know I was in Vietnam?” Kerri?

Or, who knows? Maybe Teresa Kerry put up the money to buy it back.


6 posted on 05/16/2011 8:05:41 AM PDT by Cicero
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Probably in return for getting half a dozen China’s newest warplanes for free. With unlimited warranty.:-)


7 posted on 05/16/2011 8:06:41 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

How much you wanta make a bet that the Chinese have already examined what remains, for a price?


8 posted on 05/16/2011 8:06:41 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: MsLady

In a way, I think they sold it to everybody. Sold the opportunity to inspect the wreckage for Chinese and Russians. The hardware itself to Americans, which could have fetched the biggest cash among “buyers.”


9 posted on 05/16/2011 8:09:31 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Pakistan is angered

PAKISTAN CAN KISS MY ASS!! We have given them BILLIONS and in return, they funded and armed the Taliban after the Soviets left, funded and armed the Taliban to take over Afghanistan, funded, armed and given shelter to the Taliban in their continued insurgency against NATO, AND THEY HARBORED BIN LADEN FOR TEN YEARS IN THEIR COUNTRY!!!
10 posted on 05/16/2011 8:12:05 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty ("You're a different kind of special..........")
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I’ve no doubts ‘everyone’ got in on this. Russia, China...


11 posted on 05/16/2011 8:12:57 AM PDT by newzjunkey (When does Pawlenty get blitzed like Daniels?)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Your probably right. I am so angry that we are giving these people billions every year of OUR money. As soon as we get the hardware back, probably really doesn’t matter at this point, but, just in case. We should STOP sending them anything.


12 posted on 05/16/2011 8:20:15 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Yep, we will get it back... After the Russians and Chinese have had a chance to scan the tail section and get a quality sample of it.


13 posted on 05/16/2011 8:21:04 AM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
How many billions of dollars borrowed from the Chinese did we pay them this time?


14 posted on 05/16/2011 8:30:39 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Every day we now throw away things people will kill for after TEOTWAWKI)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

When did John Kerry get appointed Secretary of State?


15 posted on 05/16/2011 8:43:01 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Just curious, does anyone know what the distance of the flight base was from where the choppers launched to Bin Laden's compound and approximately how long it takes to fly there?

The reason I ask, my impression was that the seals were in the compound for only 40 minutes after they landed and the one chopper was destroyed. Weren't we told that a third chopper had to be launched to help with the extraction and if so, could it have flown whatever distance was required in that short period of time?

16 posted on 05/16/2011 8:51:33 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (It's a beautiful day and I'm glad I can see it in color.......)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The Chinese are done with it. We can have it back now.


17 posted on 05/16/2011 8:57:50 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Strangely enough, nothing has been written by the MSM about the revenge bombing by Al-Qaeda in Pakistan this past Friday. By last night there were already 90 dead and more than 140 wounded. European news even included blood an guts pics.

Also nothing about the Pockies’ statement that the US’ raid was unacceptable and that there will be consequences.

Perhaps they’re threatening us so that we may increase their annual stipend.


18 posted on 05/16/2011 9:13:57 AM PDT by 353FMG (The M1911 is mightier than the sword.)
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We wish it grew there

19 posted on 05/16/2011 9:32:03 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: 353FMG
A muslim is the president... that is your answer. He did not order binny’s death... he was bypassed and has to go along with it. He is a muslim and a marxist and that explains everything that he does or will do. His media take their orders from him every morning.

LLS

20 posted on 05/16/2011 9:58:00 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Will he, who bypassed Bambi, be around if there should be a next term for him?

If not, Bambi will have free reign to accellerate his destruction of the country.


21 posted on 05/16/2011 12:14:36 PM PDT by 353FMG (The M1911 is mightier than the sword.)
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To: SanFranDan

Don’t worry, most of the parts were made in China anyway, like so many products nowadays.


22 posted on 05/16/2011 12:16:33 PM PDT by 353FMG (The M1911 is mightier than the sword.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
"They allowed the chicoms to inspect it and take samples."

Fox reported it as it was happening.

23 posted on 05/16/2011 12:35:39 PM PDT by moehoward
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To: Cicero
So, who gets the credit? Bammy, or Senator “Did you know I was in Vietnam?” Kerri?

Kerry was in Viet Nam? You'd think he'd mention it more often.

24 posted on 05/16/2011 12:39:03 PM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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25 posted on 05/16/2011 12:40:11 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: 353FMG

We must fight as hard as we can... we cannot survive another obamao term.

LLS


26 posted on 05/16/2011 2:02:16 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: moehoward

The chicoms want to see all of us dead. We will have to fight them one day... if obama does not surrender first.

LLS


27 posted on 05/16/2011 2:04:05 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: SanFranDan

Right after the ChiComs, Ruskies and anyone else got a good look.>>>>>>>>>

Probably numerous electronics removed from it and software ripped off but we won’t say anything because it will tarnish the image of “gutsy” Commander Obama. We will get back 90% of that tail section.


28 posted on 05/16/2011 5:04:28 PM PDT by dennisw (NZT - "works better if you're already smart")
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