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Pakistani Taliban 'have not lost morale,' leader tells CNN

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posted on Dec, 8 2009 @ 01:48 PM
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Pakistani Taliban 'have not lost morale,' leader tells CNN


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Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- The Pakistani Taliban are waiting the weather out and will take on the military when winter arrives in Pakistan's tribal region, said Taliban leader Hakeemullah Mehsud in a phone call with CNN.

"We will wait till January for our offensive since we are stronger during the snowing season," Mehsud said.

He told CNN he remains confident despite the large-scale military operation currently targeting him and his fighters in the province of South Waziristan.

"We have conserved our energy and have not lost our morale," he said.

The leadership of his organi
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posted on Dec, 8 2009 @ 01:48 PM
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Well it seems that Pakistan and their militants won't go out without a fight eh?

This is just more fuel for the US' plan to potentially occupy Pakistan or start more in depth military maneuveurs in the country.

Also it seems that they have more important plans as said by the leader. Not knowing if a suicide attack was done by them or not, is this a sign of failed leadership?

Perhaps splinter groups?

~Keeper



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posted on Dec, 8 2009 @ 01:51 PM
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There group cannot "lose morale."

When their average life span is about 25, and they use 12 to 18 year olds as cannon fodder, they don't live long enough as a group to "lose" anything but their indoctrinated lives.



posted on Dec, 8 2009 @ 01:52 PM
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So what?

Karzai Says Afghan Army Will Need Help Until 2024
www.nytimes.com...

Pakistan = Puppet Govt.
Afghanistan = Puppet Govt.

Whatever either says is equal to if it was Obama himself speaking.

Nothing to see here



posted on Dec, 8 2009 @ 02:07 PM
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It remains to be seen if the Pakistani Taliban are better at fighting during the winter as the leader said.
If they are anything like the Afghan Taliban,they will be hunkered down in the mountains during winter,and will become more problematic in the warmer seasons.



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