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Bush, al-Qaeda and Pakistan

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posted on May, 8 2005 @ 04:24 PM
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ECK, Pakistan is our ally, they have been for many years. We helped stabilize their economy before and during Afghanistan. Our CIA worked closely with ISI (Pakistans intelligence) throughout the engagement. We funneled millions of dollars and troops, as did Saudi Arabia, through the Paki's. They were essential at funneling arms and munition to the Mujahedin to support the Jihad against the Soviets. If it were not for the Paki's the Soviets would hardly have been defeated in Afghanistan. The Paki's are a focal point in Eurasia and is why they are leading the charge for hunting terrorists (who they wish to catch) within Pakistan - NOT the U.S.




posted on May, 8 2005 @ 04:48 PM
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Originally posted by edsinger
Why bomb them into the stone age when you have the government of that nation rooting them out for you at no cost.
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Oh it costs plenty. Where do you think the major Jihad training camps were at? Pakistan is the real hotbed. Since 911 we focused on extending the wire, to fight Jihad on anothers soil (Iraq), which was a good excuse to seize Iraq's commodities (we had been plaiing this for over ten years) - kill two birds with one stone. The White House is fully aware that the terrorist training camps were primarily in Pakistan and Afghanistan and thats where the focus should have been. Why do you think Pakistan immediately agreed to support the U.S? They were doomed if they didn't and we still paid them off and went after Iraq. We could have easily fought the war in Pakistan - where the terrorsists and Bin Laden lavishly roam.

"Since 2001 Pakistan has provided extraordinary assistance in the war on terror by capturing and turning over to the United States more than 500 al-Qaida members." U.S. Department of State

They turned them over. Why not before 911? Simple we supported and place in power the Taliban who Pakistan supported all the while terrorists, who adamantly supported Jihad against the United States, were fed, trained, and cared for by U.S. dollars and SF in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

"Sanctions put in place in 1990 denied Pakistan further military assistance due to the discovery of its program to develop nuclear weapons. Sanctions were tightened following Pakistan's nuclear tests in response to India's May 1998 tests and the military coup of 1999. The events of September 11, 2001 and Pakistan's quick agreement to support the United States led to a waiving of the sanctions, and military assistance resumed to provide spare parts and equipment to enhance Pakistan's capacity to police its western border. In 2003, President Bush announced that the United States intends to provide Pakistan $3 billion in economic and military aid over the next 5 years.

The United States and Pakistan established diplomatic relations in 1947. The U.S. agreement to provide economic and military assistance to Pakistan and the latter's partnership in the Baghdad Pact/CENTO and SEATO strengthened relations between the two nations." U.S. Department of State



posted on May, 9 2005 @ 07:44 AM
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My point is, if the truth was known to all, Pakistan should have been in our crosshairs, not Iraq.

Unfortunately, truth was the first casualty of the 2000 presidential coup de tat.



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