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Pakistan Objects to U.S. Expansion in Afghan War

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posted on Jul, 22 2009 @ 01:29 PM
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Pakistan Objects to U.S. Expansion in Afghan War


www.heraldtribune.com< br />

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan is objecting to expanded American combat operations in neighboring Afghanistan, creating new fissures in the alliance with Washington at a critical juncture when thousands of new American forces are arriving in the region.

Pakistani officials have told the Obama administration that the Marines fighting the Taliban in southern Afghanistan will force militants across the border into Pakistan, with the potential to further inflame the troubled province of Baluchistan, according to Pakistani intelligence officials.

Pakistan does not have enough troops to depl
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posted on Jul, 22 2009 @ 01:29 PM
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What Pakistan says is true. If the Taliban are pushed into Pakistan, then there is a possibility that Pakistan could fall. Its better if the Taliban STAYS in Afghanistan to inflict American casualties than to inflict and cause destruction in Pakistan. You have to admit that what Pakistan is saying is true.

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posted on Jul, 22 2009 @ 01:33 PM
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Originally posted by deltaboy
You have to admit that what Pakistan is saying is true.


Pakistan demands US intelligence, ammunition

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan urged the United States Wednesday to share intelligence from spy flights and arm its soldiers against militants accused by Washington of plotting attacks from the Afghan border



posted on Jul, 22 2009 @ 01:36 PM
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Here is a reposting of one of the headlines from an earlier thread I posted a couple of months ago. Nobody seemed to either care or notice.

Top US official warns that war in Afghanistan strengthens Taliban in Pakistan

Top US official warns that war in Afghanistan strengthens Taliban in Pakistan


www.telegraph.co.uk

America's top military official warned that the US offensive in Afghanistan could end up fuelling the conflict in Pakistan by pushing more Taliban fighters across the border.

Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff, said the surge of 21,000 additional US troops into Afghanistan had raised the prospect that Pakistan could face even greater turmoil in the months ahead."They want Afghanistan back," he said. "We can't let them or their al-Qaeda cohorts have it. We can't permit the return of the very same safe havens from which the attacks on 9/11 were planned an
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