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Pakistani militants torch Humvees for western forces
Reuters ^ | 12/07/2008 | Faris Ali, Reuters

Posted on 12/07/2008 4:17:07 AM PST by aj7360

Pakistani militants torch Humvees for western forces

By Faris Ali

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Hordes of Pakistani militants set on fire 96 trucks carrying Humvees and military vehicles for Western forces in Afghanistan in a raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, police said.

Security guards said they were overpowered by more than 200 militants who attacked two terminals on Peshawar's ring road, where trucks carrying Humvees and other military vehicles were parked.

"It happened at around 2.30 a.m.. They fired rockets, hurled hand grenades and then set ablaze 96 trucks," senior police officer, Azeem Khan, told Reuters.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; kaliyuga; mohammedanism; nato; oef; pakistan; supplylines
Hope this isn't a double post... I did search.

This is written as if it is a simple act of vandalism practically. Of course that's expected from Reuters.

I think this will definitely be the next front on the war on terror. Luckily Obama will take care of it! Not!

1 posted on 12/07/2008 4:17:08 AM PST by aj7360
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To: aj7360
They are just doing their part for the sagging auto industry.
2 posted on 12/07/2008 4:19:06 AM PST by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: aj7360
Same old BS, "militants" did this.

Ok Faris Ali, Reuters, exactly who / what are the so called militants?

...sorry b@stards...

3 posted on 12/07/2008 4:22:29 AM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: aj7360

Let’s hope hordes of pakistani militants end up dead, then. If pakistan can’t keep it’s hordes under control, then somebody in the US government needs to finally smell the coffee and realize that the paks are not our friends or ally.


4 posted on 12/07/2008 4:24:00 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: aj7360; BallyBill; All; TigerLikesRooster; Travis McGee; M. Espinola; Calpernia
The Pakis have been playing with fire for a long, long time. What did Bush's buddy Musharraf know and when did he know it _____ ? Duh ! Duh?

500 Terrorists Were Trained By Pakistan Special Forces

Methinks Obama is going to have crisis after crisis on his plate come February, 2009. All hell is about to break out. Want to learn more? Visit my freeper page or just hit this link . . . 'Nuff said here.

5 posted on 12/07/2008 4:31:33 AM PST by ex-Texan (Ecclesiastes 5:10 - 20)
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To: aj7360

It’s getting to be close to smack down time. We need to start coordinating with India to solve this problem once and for all.


6 posted on 12/07/2008 4:37:10 AM PST by rfreedom4u (Political correctness is a form of censorship!)
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To: aj7360

Pakistan seems ripe for the old, Vietnam-style, pull-the-plug plan, hayna? Or no?


7 posted on 12/07/2008 4:45:10 AM PST by flowerplough ("The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.")
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To: aj7360

The Paki’s.. doing all they can to help.. Islamic terrorists.


8 posted on 12/07/2008 4:48:59 AM PST by csvset
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To: rfreedom4u

pretty brazen.. and from the UK army’s attitude lately wanting talks with the taliban i think we get a grip on whos gaining ground. thats pretty rough man.


9 posted on 12/07/2008 4:59:31 AM PST by freerites
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To: freerites
” UK army’s attitude lately wanting talks “
>>>>>>>>>>...........................
Paki is a sanctuary state, you cannot win a war ignoring that..UK military may (hard to tell) be reflecting that fact.,,you want us to die in Afgan yet the war stops at a border where the enemy is safe.
Viet Nam lessons still not applied..shock and Awe my A$$.
10 posted on 12/07/2008 5:28:14 AM PST by shadowgovernment (From the Ashes of a Republican rout will raise a Conservative Party)
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To: aj7360

muslims are like hemhorroids. I say apply a preparation-H bomb to mecca.


11 posted on 12/07/2008 6:17:25 AM PST by Migraine (Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
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To: Migraine

Lets just wipe Pakistan off the face of the earth.


12 posted on 12/07/2008 6:35:53 AM PST by mimaw
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To: aj7360

TERRORISTS OR DOCTORS?
So why are so many prominent Western media reluctant to call the perpetrators terrorists? Why did Jon Snow, one of Britain’s most respected TV journalists, use the word practitioners when referring to the Mumbai terrorists? Was he perhaps confusing them with doctors? Why did Reuters describe the motivation of the terrorists, which it preferred to call gunmen, as unknown? Were we meant to suppose that it might have been just anything — that to paraphrase Mark Steyn, they were perhaps disgruntled former employees of Lehman Bros embarking on an exciting midlife career change?

Again, why did Britain’s highly regarded Channel 4 News state that the militants showed a wanton disregard for race or creed when exactly the opposite was true: Targets and victims were very carefully selected.

http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=ZTJhMjA1MDZiNDkzYTE0MzI0NmI2MjdiMTNiMDBhYTg=

great article


13 posted on 12/07/2008 8:50:38 AM PST by dervish (an armed citizenry would have helped in Mumbai)
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To: TLI

Why are you so uptight about the use of the word? Even the U.S. military use the term. Why not write to the Pentagon to get them to change everything to terrorist. It isn’t going to happen! No use bumping your gums about media use if the military is using the term.

http://www.centcom.mil/en/news/press-releases/

http://www.centcom.mil/en/press-releases/eight-haqqani-militants-detained-in-paktika.html

http://www.mnstci.iraq.centcom.mil/pao/Pages%202/News13.htm


14 posted on 12/07/2008 9:00:20 AM PST by Tommyjo
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To: rfreedom4u

It’s getting to be close to smack down time. We need to start coordinating with India to solve this problem once and for all.

I think India can take care of this all by themselves.


15 posted on 12/07/2008 3:28:29 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Tommyjo

Why are you so uptight about the use of the word? Even the U.S. military use the term. Why not write to the Pentagon to get them to change everything to terrorist. It isn’t going to happen! No use bumping your gums about media use if the military is using the term

This kind of PC correctness coupled with the way the US military is running wars like police crime scenes is why I am steering all young men, my son included, away from military careers.

I am so white and conservative that I squeak. If I won’t encourage the military in my children, you can bet that recruiters will be in for a big surprise in the next five years.


16 posted on 12/07/2008 3:31:59 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: aj7360

why are we sending in military equipment through an hostile country in the first place? Was someone asleep at the switch?


17 posted on 12/07/2008 3:36:01 PM PST by John123 (The US may be going down the drain, but everyone else will drown first...)
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To: aj7360

I wonder if the average person that reads this story in usatoday (if they print it) realizes that’s, at the very least, $12,000,000 worth of US tax dollars in material alone.

We should send them $12,000,000 worth of hellfire missles, lit on one end.


18 posted on 12/07/2008 3:37:24 PM PST by PhiloBedo (I won't be happy until Jet-A is less than $2.00 a gallon)
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To: aj7360
I'm not worried.

When King, er, President Obama takes over he will threaten these militants with the "stick" of increased UN sanctions, just like he did today for Iran.

Or, instead, maybe he will go with the "carrot" of increased economic aid.

Whatever. President Barack Hussein Obama will have this under control shortly. Not to worry, folks!

19 posted on 12/07/2008 3:39:23 PM PST by Gritty (Wars begin when you will, but they do not end when you please - Machiavelli)
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later topics, more here:

More than 160 US, NATO vehicles burned in Pakistan
AP
Posted on 12/07/2008 4:43:24 AM PST by maquiladora
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2144393/posts

Dozens of NATO supply trucks torched in Pakistan... Developing...
http://www.reuters.com/article/topNe...rpc=22&sp=true
Posted on 12/07/2008 10:30:44 AM PST by jhpigott
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2144502/posts


20 posted on 12/07/2008 4:10:47 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, December 6, 2008 !!!)
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To: Chickensoup
If I won’t encourage the military in my children, you can bet that recruiters will be in for a big surprise in the next five years.

You and me both brother.
You and me both.

And this will be a first in a long history and heritage of service to this country by this family.

21 posted on 12/07/2008 4:16:29 PM PST by bill1952 (McCain and the GOP were worthless)
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To: aj7360

Send in the French, they know how to deal with car burning Muslims. /sarc

22 posted on 12/07/2008 8:55:44 PM PST by anymouse
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To: Migraine
muslims are like hemhorroids. I say apply a preparation-H bomb to mecca.

I agree. I have said from the beginning, the only way to defeat Islam is to strike the heart of it.

There is absolutely no other way.

23 posted on 12/08/2008 1:25:40 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

I agree it needs to be fought but let india and the rest of that Chaos infested region deal with them


24 posted on 12/08/2008 5:00:27 AM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Chickensoup
I agree it needs to be fought but let india and the rest of that Chaos infested region deal with them

Our fate is inseparably tied to them and if we abandon them to subjugation, we will reap a similar fate.

25 posted on 12/08/2008 5:27:33 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Our fate is inseparably tied to them and if we abandon them to subjugation, we will reap a similar fate.

I disagree. I think that India can well take care of the problem. And so can China and Russia. This is not our issue.


26 posted on 12/08/2008 7:23:28 AM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: bill1952

You and me both brother.
You and me both.

I am done with placing our sons at risk for undefined “interests” and then leaving them for the wolves of the left. I am going to focus on defense with kids.

Just done.


27 posted on 12/08/2008 7:29:55 AM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Chickensoup
I disagree. I think that India can well take care of the problem. And so can China and Russia. This is not our issue.

The problem is rooted in Mecca, if you haven't noticed, it is a problem for us and others. I have family, friends and business in other parts of the world.

I am not willing to let it fester and become a problem for my children. "Peace in our time" wasn't a very good strategy.

China and Russia are a problem in themselves and that is a whole different issue.

But all in all, it is just not Pakistan and you are missing the elephant in the living room...

28 posted on 12/08/2008 11:51:12 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

The problem is rooted in Mecca, if you haven’t noticed, it is a problem for us and others. I have family, friends and business in other parts of the world.

I am not willing to let it fester and become a problem for my children. “Peace in our time” wasn’t a very good strategy.

China and Russia are a problem in themselves and that is a whole different issue.

But all in all, it is just not Pakistan and you are missing the elephant in the living room...

No I am not missing the elephant in the living room. I see it clearly. I just happen to think that India, China and Russia can cope with this Moslem problem in their territories. I think that the US citizens should be focused on that elephant that is in our country. It is easy to want to fight wars in Asia, what about the problems we have in Dearborn and other cities? Let’s keep our focus on our self defense.


29 posted on 12/08/2008 5:59:01 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Chickensoup
I just happen to think that India, China and Russia can cope with this Moslem problem in their territories.

Islamics are targeting Americans and British in India, it has nothing to do with China and Russia (who are not our friends).


I think that the US citizens should be focused on that elephant that is in our country.

The enemy's home base is in Mecca. You are totally missing the elephant in the living room.

30 posted on 12/09/2008 1:44:41 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Islamics are targeting Americans and British in India, it has nothing to do with China and Russia (who are not our friends).

I guess that Americans traveling to other places better watch out. Islamics have been targeting US, British and Jews for a long time. Let those governments take care of their Ilsamic problems. They wil.


31 posted on 12/09/2008 5:26:14 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

The enemy’s home base is in Mecca. You are totally missing the elephant in the living room.

I am not missing anything. The governments in Asia, believe it or not, are also aware of the importance of Mecca to the Islamics. Let them act. We have enough illegal and Islamic issues here to keep us busy.


32 posted on 12/09/2008 5:27:51 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Chickensoup
The governments in Asia, believe it or not, are also aware of the importance of Mecca to the Islamics.

And they will continue to target Americans, but you're not concerned with that. I see.

Well, I am, and I am concerned for my friends and relatives in Asia. I vote and you are obviously on the side of my enemies.

33 posted on 12/09/2008 5:46:01 PM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

And they will continue to target Americans, but you’re not concerned with that. I see.

Well, I am, and I am concerned for my friends and relatives in Asia. I vote and you are obviously on the side of my enemies.

I vote too. And the States would be upset if India interfered in our internal matters. I have become more libertarian politically. And I now think that Americans who work overseas need their companies to hire protection. Black water and other firms are there for a reason. The United States and its citizens have no reason to think that they are safe anywhere else in the world. And God knows that we have a lot to do to insure our own citizen’s safety.


34 posted on 12/09/2008 6:05:17 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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To: Chickensoup
I have become more libertarian politically.

Oh, you're an open borders type.

35 posted on 12/09/2008 6:09:22 PM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Oh, you’re an open borders type.

Not in the least. But I do believe that we need to defend our country here at home


36 posted on 12/09/2008 6:14:02 PM PST by Chickensoup (we owe HUSSEIN & Democrats the exact kind respect & loyalty that they showed us, Bush & Reagan)
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