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    Bluebear (1000+ posts) Fri Apr-22-11 03:26 AM
    Original message US drone missiles kill 25 people in Pakistan tribal area home


    Edited on Fri Apr-22-11 03:27 AM by Bluebear
    U.S. drones fired 10 missiles at a house in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, killing at least 25 people, Pakistani intelligence officials said. The strike came a day after Pakistan's army chief denounced such attacks, and could further sour already deteriorating relations between Washington and Islamabad.

    Also Friday, hundreds of militants attacked a checkpoint in a northwest Pakistani district along the border overnight and into the morning hours, killing 14 security troops, officials said — a show of insurgents' continued strength despite army offensives against them.

    The latest U.S. missiles hit Spinwam village in North Waziristan, a tribal region home to Islamist militants that target American and NATO troops in Afghanistan. The three intelligence officials said civilians were believed to be among the dead, and that several people also were wounded. The reported death toll was relatively high for an American missile strike.

    The U.S. rarely acknowledges the CIA-run missile program, meaning the usual sources for the confirmation of strikes are Pakistani intelligence officials, who speak on condition of anonymity because they do not have permission to speak to the media. That information from the region is nearly impossible to verify independently. The area is remote, rugged and dangerous, and access to it is legally restricted.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110422/ap_on_re_as/as_paki...

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    Violet_Crumble (1000+ posts) Fri Apr-22-11 05:41 AM
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    6. I think it speaks volume that this thread sinks with little comment...Edited on Fri Apr-22-11 05:41 AM by Violet_Crumble
    ...while a thread about the possibility of dog ownership being banned in Iran inspires outrage and lots of comments.

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    There's a lot of casualties and questionable accuracy in these strikes in Pakistan. Sending unmanned drones to fly into countries that we are not at war with to shoot and kill people from so far away that you can't even tell the difference between children and adults?

    fucked up.

    the left needs to be just as hard on Obama here as they were with Bush.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wei Wu Wei View Post
    There's a lot of casualties and questionable accuracy in these strikes in Pakistan. Sending unmanned drones to fly into countries that we are not at war with to shoot and kill people from so far away that you can't even tell the difference between children and adults?

    fucked up.

    the left needs to be just as hard on Obama here as they were with Bush.
    If the Muslims didn't make it such a habit to have their fighters co-mingling with their civilicans then maybe their children would be safer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wei Wu Wei View Post
    There's a lot of casualties and questionable accuracy in these strikes in Pakistan. Sending unmanned drones to fly into countries that we are not at war with to shoot and kill people from so far away that you can't even tell the difference between children and adults?

    fucked up.

    the left needs to be just as hard on Obama here as they were with Bush.
    Well if countries "friendly" to us want to harbor enemies of ours, KNOWN enemies I just have one thing to say TOUGH TITTY.
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    should we bomb any US city that produces terrorists or criminals?

    after all, that's what they get for HARBORING them
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wei Wu Wei View Post
    should we bomb any US city that produces terrorists or criminals?

    after all, that's what they get for HARBORING them
    this has to be one of the most pathetic arguments you have ever made....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zafod View Post
    this has to be one of the most pathetic arguments you have ever made....
    Even for an America hating terrorist loving ball bag like Wee Wee it's hard to come up with constantly fresh bullshit.

    Even he has to retreat to the Code Pink anti war talking points sometimes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zafod View Post
    this has to be one of the most pathetic arguments you have ever made....
    that's right it is a stupid argument because it's a stupid idea to shoot missiles at villages halfway across the world because you think there might be a jihadist in there
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wei Wu Wei View Post
    should we bomb any US city that produces terrorists or criminals?

    after all, that's what they get for HARBORING them
    Apples meet oranges
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