Skip to comments.US helicopter 'shot down in Taliban trap'
Posted on 08/08/2011 5:05:26 AM PDT by 1066AD
"Now it's confirmed that the helicopter was shot down and it was a trap that was set by a Taliban commander," said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The official said the commander lured US forces to the scene by telling them there was a Taliban meeting taking place there.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
After all the whole world knows about Seal Team 6 thanks to Biden & Obama.
Just Wow! This accusation should result in quite a thread this morning.
When you have a vain moron who’s only waking thought is to get reelected this is the result.
Bring the troops home. Notify Afghanistan and Pakistan that they are considered hostile nations and send nuclear tipped tomahawks their way as needed.
Enough is enough...
I’m skeptical. It’s all to easy for some unattributable source to claim a transmission tricked the Special Forces.
The radio transmissions are encrypted to begin with and it is hard to believe there are not validating procedures in place on top of the encryption to prevent things like this from happening.
Hell, I was in the AF and even we didn’t just take any radio transmission as fact and act on them without proper confirmations.
Lose lips sink ships. The final chapter of the Bin Laden debacle.
Pray for America
If the US thought there was a high level meeting of top Taliban commanders taking place we would likely send our elites.
Ensure the job got done.
Thanks, Joe Biden.
Just asking !!
Is this the normal way to move these highly specialized troops - bunched into an overly large group in a single aircraft? Has this been done before? If no, why this time? Is this normal?? If not, why this time?
Who is the commander who ordered this? Is he/she being held accountable for this decision?
Agreed - and because we can’t trust this CIC with precious American blood & toil.
Notice that this article is attributed to sources inside Karzai’s government..Karzai made the first announcement of the crash....not US HQ..something stinks here..
Today is not the first suggestion of an inside deal or a set up.
Being bunched in a single aircraft is awfully irregular.
Being taken out with a single shot is also unusual.
Too much has been said about what is supposed to be a deep shadows outfit.
Thanks, DUMB and DUMBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you wish, please re-read the original post and address the questions asked.
at first blush, sounds plausible but would the SEALS really go to a battle like that in a chithook?
We need a Af/Pak news and statement timeline put up.
Will message the usual suspects.
The top layer has been peeled off this onion of conspiracy. As more layer peel off will they reveal a Cpl. Manning on the inside of the operation giving them organizational information?
to one who would know more than most FReepers
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