Pakistan: 24 Troops Dead In NATO Helicopter Attack...

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    This is not going over too well over there. War with Pakistan in our future?


    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan on Saturday accused NATO helicopters and fighter jets of firing on two army checkpoints in the country's northwest and killing 24 soldiers. Islamabad retaliated by closing the border crossings used by the international coalition to supply its troops in neighboring Afghanistan.

    The incident before dawn Saturday was a major blow to already strained relations between Islamabad and U.S.-led forces fighting in Afghanistan. It will add to perceptions in Pakistan that the American presence in the region is malevolent, and further fuel resentment toward the weak government in Islamabad for its cooperation with Washington.

    It comes a little more than a year after a similar but less deadly strike near the Afghan border in which U.S. helicopters accidentally killed two Pakistani whom the pilots mistook for insurgents. Pakistan responded by closing the Torkham border crossing to NATO supplies for 10 days until the U.S. apologized.

    On Saturday, Pakistan went further, closing both of the country's border crossings into landlocked Afghanistan. NATO trucks about 30 percent of the non-lethal supplies used by its Afghan-based forces through Pakistan.

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    Why are we still over there? Bin Laden's dead no? Bring the kids home so they can receive the hero's welcome they deserve. We've won the Longest War. Time to come home.
     
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    War games spotlight China-Pakistan hype

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    Ron Paul tried to tell the constituency about the world cop game. Now it's too late. China senses danger. Hang onto your jockstrap as this can only go one way.


     
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    Wonderful.
    Where's Commander In Chief?
    Lemme guess.
    Golfing?
     
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    Actually,he is golfing. Just read about it. :(
     
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    Pakistan just closed off areas for our troops to get supplies. NOT GOOD.
     
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    What isn't good about it? Maybe their commander in shit shouldn't piss off other countries by flying his drones over their borders, blowing up women, children, soldiers, and oh yeah, the occasional terrorist. a 400% increase in cowardly drone attacks by yellow striped air force punks in a nice secure hanger 10K miles away since Bush. Good show. Nothing like winning hearts and minds by blowing them to pieces.
     
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    Arabs and muslimes are a peaceful people. :lol: :clap2:

    Iran Iraq War, 1 million dead
    Lebanese Civil War, 250,000 dead
    Algerian Civl War: 300,000 dead
    Bangladesh Civil War: 500,000 dead
    Black Sept., Jordan's King Hussein murders, expells 80,000 Palestinians
    Syrian army kills 20,000 Syrians at Hama
    Iraq gases hundreds of thousands of Kurds
    300 US Marines killed in Beirut
    1400 year conflict between Sunnis and Shiites
    Fratricide between Hamas and Fatah
    Syria/Hizballah assassinate Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri

    Alexis de Toqueville...
     
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    I don't know if we'll be at war with Pakistan but our relationship is definently strained right now, when we leave Afghanistan I just say we cut them off completely.
     

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