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Sad Colonel, the Dog-of-War Captured by Taliban
Newsmax ^ | Feb 6, 2014 | Cathy Burke

Posted on 02/07/2014 6:30:21 AM PST by KeyLargo

Newsmax

Sad Colonel, the Dog-of-War Captured by Taliban Thursday, February 6, 2014

By: Cathy Burke

A video featuring a forlorn war-equipped dog, captured by the Taliban, is provoking uproar online.

In the footage, gunmen show off weapons while the subdued dog, wearing a vest with a GPS device, small camera and other equipment is being held by a chain, the Telegraph reported.

The capture of the dog, identified as a Belgian Malinois named Colonel, is believed to be the first by the Taliban of a military working dog.

The video was put up on the website of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and publicized by a series of tweets boasting of a Dec. 23 operation in which "6 US terrorists" were killed and "equip seized."

Dog & equipment were seized in Alingar district after failed raid by enemy on 23-12-13 which left 6 invaders dead — Abdulqahar Balkhi (@ABalkhi) February 6, 2014

"We can confirm that a military working dog went missing following an ISAF mission in December, 2013," the U.S.-led International Assistance Security Force said in a statement.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; dogs; k9; taliban
VIDEO at source URL.


1 posted on 02/07/2014 6:30:21 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Taliban just really pi$$ed a lot of guys!


2 posted on 02/07/2014 6:33:05 AM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: KeyLargo; Joe 6-pack

Ping


3 posted on 02/07/2014 6:36:49 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: KeyLargo

There will be more outrage about the dog than there is about Bergdahl, who has been abandoned by the government.

Get on with the surrender ceremony.


4 posted on 02/07/2014 6:39:41 AM PST by PAR35
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To: WellyP

The thugs are seen displaying U.S. made military grenades and rifles captured.

“Early reports had suggested the dog, called Colonel, was from the US but sources in Washington have denied this.

” The dog was taken during an operation on December 23 last year east of Kabul.

Captain Richard Holloway, 29, was killed during the mission. He was from the Royal Engineers Regiment but served with the SAS.

Capt Holloway has been described by his commanding officer as a “natural leader”, whose “tactical ability commanded wide respect”.

He added: “His judgement was un-erring, his enthusiasm was infectious and his standards never dropped.”

http://news.sky.com/story/1207809/taliban-capture-sas-dog-in-afghanistan


5 posted on 02/07/2014 6:40:11 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
He sure looks like he knows he's in deep kimshi....same look on human faces in the same circumstances
6 posted on 02/07/2014 6:43:10 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: KeyLargo

theyll try to turn it into a Suicide Dog


7 posted on 02/07/2014 6:44:47 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: KeyLargo

Built-in GPS by chance? To find the dog or,....who has it?


8 posted on 02/07/2014 6:57:43 AM PST by jettester (I got paid to break 'em - not fly 'em)
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To: KeyLargo

One of the many reasons I hate Muslim pigs so much is their attitude toward dogs.

If that were my service dog, I would do everything I could to get him back from those %^&%&%^& pigs and then kill as many of the bastards I could get in my sights.

The dog is just doing what he was trained to do. I hope they rescue him.


9 posted on 02/07/2014 7:01:33 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The doomed dogs of war: What happens to military dogs when they are no longer needed?

By: Adrian Lee
Published: Sat, September 21, 2013

OLD habits die hard for Treo, a retired army dog who saved the lives of countless squaddies in Afghanistan by sniffing out hidden roadside bombs.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/431049/The-doomed-dogs-of-war-What-happens-to-military-dogs-when-they-are-no-longer-needed


10 posted on 02/07/2014 7:02:06 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: jettester

My first thought as well if it’s not disabled they know where to go


11 posted on 02/07/2014 7:10:16 AM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothings)
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To: jettester
I don't think 'Dear Leader' will be too concerned about the fate of the military dog, just as dealt with our murdered heroes in Benghazi.
12 posted on 02/07/2014 7:15:31 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Joe 6-pack

Woof


13 posted on 02/07/2014 7:27:10 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: WellyP

Not mooselimbs. They’ll all take a turn then behead and eat the sad looking pooch. It appears he’s aware of his fate.


14 posted on 02/07/2014 7:32:23 AM PST by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: ZULU
One of the many reasons I hate Muslim pigs so much is their attitude toward dogs.

My feelings exactly. It's sport to torture dogs in many Muslim countries. There is a photo making the rounds this week (I won't post a link to it here--I saw it by accident and wish I hadn't) of a Muslim grinning and holding up a cross on which someone had crucified a small dog. You know everything you need to know about a culture by the way it treats animals, especially dogs.


15 posted on 02/07/2014 8:03:30 AM PST by Cinnamontea
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To: ZULU

I had to travel to Malaysia on business and was sitting on the balcony of my hotel at 5:00am (jet lag) when the call to Muslim prayers was broadcast across the city. The only response I could hear in the quietness was the howling of dogs all over the city.

I just laughed.


16 posted on 02/07/2014 8:05:05 AM PST by super7man
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To: KeyLargo
The only diplomacy these people understand.


17 posted on 02/07/2014 8:15:15 AM PST by McGruff (Every night has it's dawn.)
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To: Cinnamontea

They are really fond of that method of execution, aren’t they?

I wish they all had one neck. It would be better to slit all their collective throats.

Sadistic bastards who torture animals and rape little girls should all die.


18 posted on 02/07/2014 8:21:45 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: KeyLargo

Remember that Moose Limbs sodomize animals to exert dominance. Not just an urban legend, its the truth.


19 posted on 02/07/2014 8:23:32 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: super7man

The REAL dogs had their butts in the air and their faces toward Mecca.


20 posted on 02/07/2014 8:34:03 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: super7man
I had to travel to Malaysia on business and was sitting on the balcony of my hotel at 5:00am (jet lag) when the call to Muslim prayers was broadcast across the city. The only response I could hear in the quietness was the howling of dogs all over the city.

I went to Israel in 1990 (landed there the day that Iraq invaded Kuwait). My brother lives there, and the next day we got up at about 4:00 in the morning to travel from Jerusalem to Masada, which we were planning to (and did) climb. Before we left, my brother said, "You have to see something very funny." So we went to his roof. His section of town is on the summit of a hill. On the other 2 hills surrounding a common valley, there are Moslem villages. He looked at his watch and said that in 2 minutes there would be the Moslem call to prayer in the first village, and that within 3 seconds of it starting, the dogs there, in the other village and his area would all start barking. That, in turn, would wake the babies in all 3 places, followed by parents waking up and turning on the lights. Sure enough, this is exactly what happened, like clockwork. We laughed our asses off about it.

I asked him why everyone put up with this crap every single day - after all, how can anyone be in a good mood and function if they end up getting woken up every day at 4 A.M. He told me that there are times when some Israelis take things into their own hands - like, for instance, the time when he was in the IDF, and a few of them climbed up the tower with the timer-armed tape recorder that actually sounded the call to prayer. You can see where this is going...they switched the tape for some heavy metal band and, suffice it to say, the Arabs were a bit less than pleased. Oh, and the next morning a bunch of them came out to actually do the call to prayer the old fashioned way - which was the point: if you're going to annoy everyone by making noise at O Dark Thirty, you're damned well going to get your own carcass out of bed to do it.

21 posted on 02/07/2014 8:36:16 AM PST by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: KeyLargo

That poor dog is a goner (if not gone already). My only hope is that he goes (or went) quickly and relatively painlessly. Probably not, though, as the Arab Moslems are particularly contemptuous of dogs, and make it a virtue to be cruel to animals. This one thing, if there was nothing else that they did which is abhorent, would be enough for me to condemn their society. After all, how you treat the least among you reveals your true character.


22 posted on 02/07/2014 8:40:14 AM PST by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: vetvetdoug

U.S. ARMY SPYS CATCH AFGAN TALIBAN GANG BANGING A GOAT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI-yKzg3U0U


23 posted on 02/07/2014 8:49:30 AM PST by KeyLargo
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WOOOF!

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24 posted on 02/07/2014 10:45:23 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: KeyLargo
If anything happens to that dog, I say a random mosque should go boom. Fully occupied. And not necessarily on any given continent. Tit-for-tat. It's time to take the gloves off and deal with this heathen scourge the frontier way - the upper hand dictates the rules of social conduct.


25 posted on 02/07/2014 11:34:15 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: KeyLargo
U.S. ARMY SPYS CATCH AFGAN TALIBAN GANG BANGING A GOAT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZI-yKzg3U0U

are you kidding me? OMG

26 posted on 02/08/2014 5:52:48 AM PST by beebuster2000
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To: beebuster2000
"are you kidding me? OMG"

No.

It gets lonely over there for the throat cutters I guess. :)

27 posted on 02/08/2014 6:14:30 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: WellyP
Daily Mail claims that the dog is from UK.

May be up for the "animal" version of the VC.

28 posted on 02/08/2014 6:17:56 AM PST by mware
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The only stories I saw had already said the dog was from British forces


29 posted on 02/08/2014 9:11:16 AM PST by KneelBeforeZod (I have five dollars for each of you)
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To: Viking2002

I couldn’t agree with you more!


30 posted on 05/08/2014 1:08:50 AM PDT by evedemian
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