Skip to comments.Pakistanis Tied to 2007 Border Ambush on Americans (Hushed-Up Act of War)
Posted on 09/27/2011 5:17:25 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner
A group of American military officers and Afghan officials had just finished a five-hour meeting with their Pakistani hosts in a village schoolhouse settling a border dispute when they were ambushed by the Pakistanis.
An American major was killed and three American officers were wounded, along with their Afghan interpreter, in what fresh accounts from the Afghan and American officers who were there reveal was a complex, calculated assault by a nominal ally. The Pakistanis opened fire on the Americans, who returned fire before escaping in a blood-soaked Black Hawk helicopter.
The attack, in Teri Mangal on May 14, 2007, was kept quiet by Washington, which for much of a decade has seemed to play down or ignore signals that Pakistan would pursue its own interests, or even sometimes behave as an enemy.
At first, the meeting to resolve the border dispute seemed a success. Despite some tense moments, the delegations ate lunch together, exchanged phone numbers and made plans to meet again. Then, as the Americans and Afghans prepared to leave, the Pakistanis opened fire without warning. The assault involved multiple gunmen, Pakistani intelligence agents and military officers, and an attempt to kidnap or draw away the senior American and Afghan officials.
Then, just as the American and Afghan officials were climbing into vehicles provided to take them the short distance to a helicopter landing zone, a Pakistani soldier opened fire with an automatic rifle, pumping multiple rounds from just 5 or 10 yards away into an American officer, Maj. Larry J. Bauguess Jr., killing him almost instantly. An operations officer with the 82nd Airborne Division from North Carolina, Major Bauguess, 36, was married and the father of two girls, ages 4 and 6.
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Whatever Pakistan is, it is not an ally.
I really suspect that all this affection for Pakistan, a sponsor of Islamist terrorismism, has to do with the Ruling Class’s desire to keep up the false front that Islam is a religion of peace.
The high level muslim plants in our administration are leaking everything that’s left to protect their messsiah.
Any bureaucratic organization is composed of many individuals with their own agendas. Individuals hijack the organization and make it perform to their agenda insofar as their personal power allows. The larger the organization the more this is true. Hence the danger of big government with powerful organizations like the EPA and ATF. On the much smaller scale this is the office worker who uses the printer and copier to make newsletters for his car club or golf team.
A large organization can be modeled as a blanket thrown over the individuals. The individuals perform the movements they want and occasionally, by accident, the blanket appears to move in a given direction. Perhaps it is even the direction that the leader said they should move. Observers then say that the organization is doing (fill-in-the-blank.) But observers are wrong. Observers are seeing the cumulative Brownian motion of individual agendas.
The United States has bought-off the Pakistani leaders. But the smaller individuals are still pursuing their agendas. They are the Valarie Plames, the CIA employee who sabotaged GWBs effort to prove Saddam Hussein had obtained yellow cake.
Some organizations have discipline, coherence and uniformity (non-diversity) and can perform to the leaders agenda. But the more diverse the organization the more the individual agendas count towards sabotaging the leaders instructions. Pakistans government is almost in chaos. For all intents the Pakistani hold and ability to lead is nonexistent. We cant bribe them anymore and expect to buy safety from the individual agendas. Time to pull out and support India as a counterweight to the Pakistani nukes.
We have been stabbed in the back by every muslim country we have dealt with. Bar none.
make it into a glass parking lot, as with most of the F’, middle east, which should have been done in the 70’s
Screw the BS bleeding heart Marys’
We reap what we sow
Now we have the globe being taken over by a religion covered invasion........
Put me on the watch list, you f’n asshats
IDGARA, because My country is already run as a Socialist Government employee regime..... prove to Me/the USA, I am wrong.. you f*n cowards
One of Bush’s biggest mistakes was to not purge all of Klintoon’s cronies.... they cost us many lives.