Archive for August 16th, 2008

Aug 16 2008

Another US Strike In South Waziristan?

On July 28th what appears to have been a CIA/Special Forces Predator Strike on a compound in South Waziristan took out 4 key al-Qaeda leaders using 3 missiles. On August 13th another probable Predator strike hit South Waziristan using four missiles. To date no details have ever been reported on who was killed out of […]

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Aug 16 2008

Pakistan Awakening Also Taking Hold In Kurram Agency Of FATA

    In my previous posts this morning I noted how local Pakistan Tribes had taken up arms and started hunting down Taliban and their al-Qaeda cousins in their districts of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province (NWFP). It appears now that the local tribes in the Kurram Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) […]

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Aug 16 2008

Pakistan’s Awakening Is Beginning In The Buner District Of NWFP

Update: It appears there may be an Awakening movement starting in the Kurram Agency of FATA as well. – end update   There has been a very noteworthy event in one of the Districts inside the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan (NWFP). The NWFP is one half of the Tribal Areas of Pakistan that […]

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Aug 16 2008

The Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight – The Far Right, Updated

The “true” conservatives, whose invectives against moderate and independent conservatives (e.g., RINOS, Quislings, etc) successfully handed Congress to the liberals in 2006, are again pointing their guns at the kind of non-fringe compromise which America wants on serious issues facing this nation. One of the big ‘failures’ in the eyes of The Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight during […]

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Aug 16 2008

Olympic Open Thread III

Published by under All General Discussions

The Olympics in Beijing are proving to be quite interesting, with tons of successes for American athletes and more world records than imaginable. Top of the list is of course Michael Phelps who eked out and incredible 1/100th of a second win at the very end of the 200m Butterfly, winning his 7th Gold of the games and […]

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