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Pakistan Prime Minister to warn US over Osama bin Laden raid
The Telegraph ^ | May 8, 2011 | Dean Nelson, Javed Siddiq and Rob Crilly

Posted on 05/08/2011 8:23:16 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Pakistan's prime minister will on Monday warn the United States it will defend its air space if American forces mount another raid on terrorists suspected of hiding inside the country.

Yusuf Raza Gilani will seek to restore some dignity in an address to the nation after the humiliation caused when American forces killed Osama bin Laden at a compound close to Pakistan's main military academy in Abbottabad last week without alerting Pakistan.

A senior government source close to the prime minister said while Mr Gilani will take an aggressive stand to shore up the government's position.

The source said: "The Prime Minister will say that the United States should not have bypassed Pakistan. We have made a huge contribution in fighting terrorism. We've arrested close to 100 al-Qaeda people, including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

"We'll take appropriate action if any further violation takes place. We will defend our air space by any means we have."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: pakitrash

1 posted on 05/08/2011 8:23:20 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Fine, declare war on Pakistan. Hell, even the Ruskies might get in on this one.


2 posted on 05/08/2011 8:27:36 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Does he know what our Air Force can do?


3 posted on 05/08/2011 8:28:03 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

should not have bypassed Pakistan

Yes we should have kept going from Tora Bora right to Islamabad.


4 posted on 05/08/2011 8:28:12 PM PDT by omega4179 (Thank you G W Bush for Guantanamo intel.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

US Special Forces go after Mullah Omer, Ayman Zawahiri, Seif al-Adel?

Pakistan don’t think he’s so hot now.


5 posted on 05/08/2011 8:29:37 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO and the Fleebaggers.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bring it on, assholes! Oh, please just give us the excuse! to nuke your pathetic sand pile out of existence!


6 posted on 05/08/2011 8:32:32 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Yusuf Raza Gilani will seek to restore some dignity in an address to the nation after the humiliation caused when American forces killed Osama bin Laden at a compound close to Pakistan's main military academy in Abbottabad last week without alerting Pakistan.

Here's an idea for Pakistan - how about restoring dignity by not creating and nurturing terrorist groups and then whining when the terrorists turn on you? How about gaining control over your own territory, cleaning the jihadists out of your intelligence service and military, and becoming a productive nation which doesn't exist on the US taxpayer's dime? How about becoming a normal, productive nation that creates opportunity and a future for it's people, lives in peace with it's neighbors and isn't considered the biggest threat to world peace around these days?

That'd be a lot more dignified than making empty threats to the US.
7 posted on 05/08/2011 8:32:32 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: eyedigress

Withdraw all financial aid.


8 posted on 05/08/2011 8:33:28 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Prime Minister Babu will say:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN29X2HCKpU&feature=related


9 posted on 05/08/2011 8:33:28 PM PDT by tumblindice (AP In an unprecedented move Obama awarded himself the Medal of Honor this morning in the Rose Gard)
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To: eyedigress

Withdraw all financial aid.


10 posted on 05/08/2011 8:34:02 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Winstons Julia

If they do not comply, hell yes.


11 posted on 05/08/2011 8:35:14 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Someone tell this guy Obama has just gotten in to the Jack Bauer thing. He fantasizes that he’s President Palmer and he likes it.


12 posted on 05/08/2011 8:35:37 PM PDT by xkaydet65 (IACTA ALEA EST!!!)
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To: Rudder

Most of the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) arsenal consists of F-16’s, Chinese knock-offs of the F-16, and French Mirage III’s. While they could hold their own against most of their neighbors, I don’t think they realize just how badly they would be outmatched if they decided to go up against F-22’s in a head-to-head fight.


13 posted on 05/08/2011 8:37:32 PM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (Democrats: "You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.")
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To: xkaydet65

Obama is so new to all things. It makes me sick to think about it.


14 posted on 05/08/2011 8:38:54 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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15 posted on 05/08/2011 8:39:15 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: Stonewall Jackson

The way it is now FAC is Satellite controlled. Those bastards don’t have a chance.


16 posted on 05/08/2011 8:40:34 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Stonewall Jackson

“They” may not —— But the Paki Pilots do!


17 posted on 05/08/2011 8:41:27 PM PDT by TaMoDee (GO PACK GO to Super Bowl XLVI)
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To: TaMoDee
You mean there might be a lot of “equipment malfunctions” that keep their planes grounded? Kind of like the Iraqi Air Force the second time around. The pilots acknowledged the orders to put their planes up and went right back to their barbeque and poker tournament. ;-)
18 posted on 05/08/2011 8:53:08 PM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (Democrats: "You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.")
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To: Stonewall Jackson

Yup, That’s the idea.


19 posted on 05/08/2011 8:59:30 PM PDT by TaMoDee (GO PACK GO to Super Bowl XLVI)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Gilani will seek to restore some dignity in an address to the nation after the humiliation caused when American forces killed Osama bin Laden

And you can bet money Obama knows well about this and "understands". Oh to know the backroom deals being struck over this whole affair!

20 posted on 05/08/2011 9:02:21 PM PDT by caww
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To: Winstons Julia

That’s not going to happen Julia....Pakistan is a vital country in more ways than many realize...which goes way beyond the war on terror. It’s important the US holds hands with them....despite the US outcry to stop sending money there.

If it’s ever reported we have stopped sending...you can be sure it is published only to calm the american outcry...but the money will flow nontheless.


21 posted on 05/08/2011 9:06:51 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

I think we could entitle that one, “If sheets could talk”


22 posted on 05/08/2011 9:08:35 PM PDT by Never A Dull Moment
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To: Never A Dull Moment

Oh yeah! LOL.


23 posted on 05/08/2011 9:13:53 PM PDT by caww
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To: Free ThinkerNY

(Paraphrasing) “We will not differentiate between terrorists and the countries who harbor them.” - George W. Bush

(Does anyone here remember how Arafat and Kadaffy quickly fell in to line after 9/11 and that statement?)


24 posted on 05/08/2011 9:21:20 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: caww

We need to be tougher in our relations with Pakistan.

And maybe we also need to take a look at immigration from there.


25 posted on 05/08/2011 9:34:26 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: LittleBillyInfidel
The US threatened to bomb Pakistan "back to the stone age" unless it joined the fight against al-Qaeda, President Pervez Musharraf has said.

This has no expiration (although it might require another presidential election.)
26 posted on 05/08/2011 10:26:32 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Kabuki theater in order to keep the billions in U.S. Aid money pouring in to Pakistan.

Financial aid to Pakistan since 9/11 From U.S.

Between 2002-2010, Pakistan received approximately 18 billion in military and economic aid from the United States. In February 2010, the Obama administration requested an additional 3 billion in aid, for a total of 20.7 billion.

Western officials have claimed nearly 70% ( roughly $3.4 billion) of the aid given to the Pakistani military has been misspent in 2002-2007.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_aid_to_Pakistan

27 posted on 05/08/2011 10:30:29 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: caww

“Pakistan is a vital country in more ways than many realize.”

Can you please articulate what that means?

To me, Pakistan is just another 3rd world country that will never become a ‘real’ country. Pakistan will NEVER be a Germany, France, Poland, UK or even the equivalent of a Brazil. Brazil has a future, Pakistan is dead in the water.

Of all the above-mentioned countries, Brazil is the best.

Pakistan, yuck.


28 posted on 05/09/2011 12:40:35 AM PDT by japaneseghost
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah - defend its airspace with the weapons we sold them. American foreign policy at its most stupid.


29 posted on 05/09/2011 3:58:34 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (e)
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To: japaneseghost

Leaving for work now but quickly will say Pakistan has nukes. That alone makes a difference. China and Russia have interests in Pakistan. Another freeper has written at length here about which might explain somewhat...I have not looked closely at their post but interesting.


30 posted on 05/09/2011 4:45:45 AM PDT by caww
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A lot of people have no idea just what Pakistan has done to mold current political events. They have no frikkin clue at all.

Its not even worth mentioning any thoughts about it, I hope they do indeed retaliate.

Anything that can cause “sympathetic” bruising upon Obama I’m all for it.


31 posted on 05/09/2011 4:51:30 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (2012, NO MORE LIES!)
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To: caww

Pakistan’s nukes were part of some long term plan facilitated by several groups including BJC/US Left/China, Islamist/MB/SA....all of this under the watchful eye of the UN and El Bareidi the Egyptian. The real WW3 will start with the Sunni - Shitte war that encapsulates Israel and then quickly will draw in the EU/NATO, Russia, China, etc....


32 posted on 05/09/2011 7:26:23 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: VideoDoctor

The official foreign aid is just part of it. A chunk of the money we spend on the Afghan War also goes into the Pakistani economy, as all supplies need to pass thru Pakistan. We probably also pay Pakistanis for supplies, construction work, etc.


33 posted on 05/09/2011 8:54:01 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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