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May 09, 2010

Obama Announced The US Will Attack Pakistan If There’s a Successful Terror Attack In The US.

New York Times

The Obama Administration announced today that the US will attack Pakistan if there’s a successful terror attack in the US.

The Obama administration has delivered new and stiff warnings to Pakistan after the failed Times Square car bombing that it must urgently move against the nexus of Islamic militancy in the country’s lawless tribal regions, American and Pakistani officials said.

The American military commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, met with the Pakistani military chief, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, at his headquarters here on Friday and urged Pakistan to move more quickly in beginning a military offensive against the Pakistani Taliban and Al Qaeda in North Waziristan, Americans and Pakistanis familiar with the visit said. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the delicacy of continuing diplomatic efforts here.

The Pakistani-American man who admitted to the Times Square attack, Faisal Shahzad, 30, told American investigators that he had received training in North Waziristan, the main base for the Pakistani Taliban, Al Qaeda and other militant groups.

The new pressure from Washington was characterized by both the Pakistani and American officials as a sharp turnaround from the relatively polite encouragement adopted by the Obama administration in recent months.

“We are saying, ‘Sorry, if there is a successful attack, we will have to act’ ” within Pakistan, one of the American officials said.

That issue has been a source of growing tension between the countries. Pakistani officials, already alarmed by the increase in American drone aircraft attacks against militants in northwestern Pakistan, have been extremely sensitive about any hint that American ground troops could become involved in the fight. And attempts by the United States to increase the presence of Special Operations forces there even in an advisory or training role have been met with great resistance by the Pakistanis.


Wild Thing's comment........

There’s a big difference between telling the Pakistani government this, and making a public statement about it. By going public, Obama has just invited a serious attack. I’d like to know how many people have to die for the attack to be categorized as successful by the OBlahblah administration. 1,000? 10,000? Somehow I don’t think the Pakies are quacking in their sandals.

It was Obama that overturned Bush’s policy and put the terrorist in New York last week on the fast track to citizenship.

Posted by Wild Thing at May 9, 2010 06:49 AM


This administration contains the most incompetent dodo's that I have ever encountered or read about. Startin with the president. Scary that the american people fell for this. Personally, I don't think Bush was such a great president, but at least he had (i) mostly the right principles (although he spent too much), and (ii) was surrounded by the right people. Not so with Obooboo, who not only has the wrong principles, but is surrounded by a bunch of yahoos who all think that, because they attendedn an Ivy league school, know better than anyone else!

Posted by: eddy burke at May 9, 2010 10:26 AM

Perhaps they could use that "stiff warning" to replace their missing spines.

Posted by: MrHappy at May 9, 2010 11:15 AM

I love this...This just proves how ignorant this asshat is. Now all the Terrorists have to do is get lucky once, and they get what they want. War involving another muzzie country. They want this thing to be muzzie against the western world...

But since the admin doesn't call ft hood a terrorist act, I'd sure like to know what would be...I guess anything more than 3k Americans killed will be called successful, any less is home grown tea bagger racist extremists...I'm starting to figure it out...

Posted by: Robert at May 9, 2010 02:38 PM

obama's almost daring them to attack again. Asshat is right, shit for brains too. The whole commie bunch.

Posted by: Mark at May 9, 2010 09:23 PM

Thank you everyone soooo much, your input means a lot.

Posted by: Wild Thing at May 10, 2010 02:01 AM

Why is every terrorist from around the world take
Training in Pakistan. Pakistan is like a mecca(holy place for all Muslim fanatic) for all terrorist.

Posted by: Crazy at May 16, 2010 03:11 PM