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US Envoy Says Public Opinion Swings Against Taliban in Pakistan

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posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 06:16 PM
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US Envoy Says Public Opinion Swings Against Taliban in Pakistan


www.voanews.com

The Obama administration's special representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, says there is a backlash of Pakistani public opinion against the Taliban because of its attempted seizure of the Swat Valley and acts of terrorism. But Holbrooke says the needs of Pakistanis displaced in recent fighting must be urgently addressed.
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posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 06:16 PM
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Well The Great Game continues. Apparently the Pakistani people themselves are tired of this mess.

I wonder if they will be pushed back across the border so the US forces can get a few shots in? I know contrary to popular "pop culture" opinion the US, Afghans and Pakistanis have been going to town on the Taliban.

Check out the other links I have provided below.

www.voanews.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 06:49 PM
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No replies?
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posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 07:50 PM
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Thanks for the info Slayer.I am still a full supporter of the war on terror and think it's good news people are wising up to the taliban.Your posts are always informative with links to back them up,nice work.I however am still a newb and not very good with all of the ATS features,working on it though.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 11:02 PM
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Hey welcome to the Madhouse.
I hope you find a home here.


I have.




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