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By donar | Related entries in Barack, Cartoons, Obama, Pakistan, Political Graffiti, The War On Terrorism

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May 14th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Meet The Press For 5/10/09

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Pakistan, Terrorism, The War On Terrorism, Video

Afghanistan’s President Hamad Karzai and Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari meet with David Gregory to talk about the problems in their countries. Question: can the problems in Pakistan and Afghanistan be solved or will this be Obama’s Iraq? Discuss… Tweet

May 11th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

India, Pakistan take steps to prepare for war

By John Burke | Related entries in Barack, India, Pakistan

Indian Army troops of the famed Gurkha Rifles on parade A flurry of reports in the Indian, Pakistani and Western media indicate that both India and Pakistan are taking serious steps to prepare for a new conflict between the two nations, which have fought three wars since 1947, in the wake of the November 26 […]

December 27th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Is India getting ready to strike Pakistan?

By John Burke | Related entries in India, Pakistan

Above: Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30 MKI multi-role strike fighter As the luxury Taj and Trident hotels prepared to reopen for the first time since the November 26th terrorist attacks in Mumbai, The Times of India reported that India is “keeping the military option alive and kicking in face of Pakistan doublespeak on the crackdown […]

December 21st, 2008 | Permalink| 27 Comments »

India Won’t Move Troops to Pakistani Border

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in India, Pakistan, Terrorism

After last week’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, many feared India would respond by using its military to escalate tensions with Pakistan. Now, reports indicate India will take a diplomatic approach. Because there is not substantial proof that Pakistan coordinated or sponsored the attacks, India does not want to make a move that could put the […]

December 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

The Problems With Pakistan

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Foreign Policy, Media, Pakistan, The War On Terrorism, The World, Video

Nicholas Kristof shares his findings from the troubled country, and it’s not pretty. In short, Obama better keep his eye on this nuclear power…or else. After watching this I can’t help but think that, regardless of what this panel says, the incoming administration realizes the unique position Pakistan has on the world stage. After all, […]

November 27th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Pakistani Troops Will Fire If U.S. Raids

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Foreign Policy, Pakistan, The War On Terrorism, Video

This is not good news… Surprisingly enough, Christopher Hitchens thinks Obama has the right plan when it comes to Pakistan… Sen. Barack Obama has, if anything, been the more militant of the two presidential candidates in stressing the danger here and the need to act without too much sentiment about our so-called Islamabad ally. He […]

September 16th, 2008 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

McCain Does Believe What Charlie Black Said?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Foreign Policy, History, McCain, Pakistan, Terrorism

Yesterday, McCain denounced Black’s assertions that a terrorist attack would help his campaign, but here’s what he said right after the Bhutto assassination last year… McCain called Bhutto’s death “a great tragedy. When something like this happens, you try to figure out who are the winners and the losers. It seems to me that the […]

June 24th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Top McCain Adviser Says Terror Attack Would Help

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Dumb Things Said By Smart People, McCain, Pakistan, Republicans, Terrorism, The World

What in the world was Charlie Black thinking? Because not only did he suggest the contents of the title, but he also talked about an assassination helping McCain’s cause too? Big time error here… Charlie Black, an adviser already in the spotlight for his past lobbying work, is quoted in the upcoming July 7 edition […]

June 23rd, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

More US Forces Killed In Afghanistan Last Month Than Iraq

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Foreign Policy, Iraq, Military, Pakistan, Terrorism, The War On Terrorism, The World

And considering we have about 26,000 troops in Afghanistan, the overall percentage proves that Afghanistan has been a much, much deadlier place for quite some time. Not surprisingly, I found this news in a story about an attack by the Taliban that freed hundreds of inmates from an Afghan prison: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – U.S. and […]

June 14th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »