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Dec 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Ask the Mother who had put this shoe on her kid's little foot this morning. #PeshawarAttack pic.twitter.com/DotNnCcwgz— Arif (@Atozai) December 16, 2014 Excerpted from NBC News: Taliban militants laid siege to a Pakistan school in a brazen hours-long attack on Tuesday, killing more than 130 children in an atrocity condemned by the White House as "heinous" and ...

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Dec 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Calling it a "revenge" attack, the Taliban claims it has taken "300 to 400" people hostage: http://t.co/aGWX6RFYKA pic.twitter.com/iNmeiaeIfZ— CNN (@CNN) December 16, 2014 Ask the Mother who had put this shoe on her kid's little foot this morning. #PeshawarAttack pic.twitter.com/DotNnCcwgz— Arif (@Atozai) December 16, 2014 PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern ...

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Nov 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Free Beacon: A former high-ranking diplomat and Clinton ally at the center of an FBI counterintelligence probe was a registered foreign agent for the Pakistani government up until just days before she was appointed to run the U.S. State Department’s Pakistan aid team. The Washington Post reported last week that the State Department’s aid coordinator for ...

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Oct 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Asia Bibi was harvesting berries in Pakistan five years ago when she took the drink of water that could cost her her life. A Christian in the Muslim-dominated and increasingly intolerant nation, the mother of five was quickly assailed by the other women working the field in a tiny village in the Punjab province. ...

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Oct 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike on a Taliban compound in the North Waziristan tribal region has killed at least four militants. Two intelligence officials say two missiles hit the compound of a suspected Taliban commander in the village of Mangorthi, in the Shawal area. The officials spoke only on ...

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Oct 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban declared allegiance to Islamic State on Saturday and ordered militants across the region to help the Middle Eastern jihadist group in its campaign to set up a global Islamic caliphate. Islamic State, which controls swathes of land in Syria and Iraq, has been making inroads into South Asia, ...

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Sep 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, the new group announced last week by Ayman al-Zawahiri to bolster his flagging fortunes, suffered a setback when three of its fighters were killed and seven arrested in its first ever terror attack. Heavily armed militants attacked a naval dock in Karachi's sea port on Saturday ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - The Pakistani military has captured a Taliban commander who once tried to blow up former president Pervez Musharraf, security officials said on Tuesday. Adnan Rashid, who was captured on Friday in South Waziristan in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, is the first well-known Taliban commander taken since the military launched an offensive in ...

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Jun 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Pakistani Taliban members flee the mountainous North Waziristan region Saturday as word spread of a looming military operation. (AFP/Getty Images) Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Pakistani fighter jets and ground forces pummeled suspected militant hideouts Sunday, killing 80 people in the biggest military response yet to last week’s terrorist attack on the Karachi airport, officials ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

ISLAMABAD/MIRANSHAH (Reuters) - U.S. drones fired missiles at Taliban hideouts in Pakistan killing at least 10 militants in response to a deadly attack on Karachi airport, officials said on Thursday, in the first such raids by unmanned CIA aircraft in six months. Two top government officials said Islamabad had given the Americans "express approval" for the ...

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May 23, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY TIMES: At least five times this month, a Pakistani bureaucrat who works from a colonial-era barracks in Karachi, just down the street from the former home of his country’s secularist founder, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, asked Twitter to shield his compatriots from exposure to accounts, tweets or searches of the social network that ...

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May 11, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – The lawyer for the Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. find Osama bin Laden said Sunday he wouldn't represent him any longer after facing threats from militants, even as America pushes for the man to be freed. Lawyer Samiullah Khan Afridi said he made the decision after he received what he described ...

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May 3, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Chicago Tribune: Former Chicago Comptroller Amer Ahmad has been taken into custody in Pakistan, where he apparently fled ahead of his sentencing in a federal fraud case in Ohio. Dr. Usman Anwar, director of Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency in Punjab province said today that Ahmad was arrested at Lahore airport when he was ...

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Mar 31, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Front Page Mag: Obama is tossing out the A-10, the Hellfire and the Tomahawk missile. In the future, we won’t win wars with hard power. We’ll do it with soft power camel sculptures. The State Department wants to plunk down $400,000 in taxpayer money for a camel sculpture at the ...

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Mar 22, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Gateway Pundit: Retired Lt. General Thomas McInerney was on America’s News HQ today to once again discuss his theory that missing flight MH370 flew to Pakistan. McInerney and LIGNET Intel Group still believe the plane flew to Pakistan. Langley Intelligence Group Intel Group released a second report Friday on the missing plane. ...

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Mar 20, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. military may have another option for disposing of $7 billion worth of armored vehicles and other equipment it’s struggling to get rid of now that its war in Afghanistan is ending. Some of it could be driven across the border and handed over to Pakistan, part of an effort by the ...

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Mar 15, 2014 Comments Off Spit Stixx

(Reuters) - Investigators believe someone aboard a missing Malaysian airliner deliberately shut off its communications and tracking systems, turned the plane around and flew for nearly seven hours after it vanished, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday. As the unprecedented search for Flight MH370 and its 239 passengers and crew entered its second week, Najib ...

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Mar 10, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Most people know SEAL Team 6 killed Osama bin Laden, but few know what happened afterwards, and why. On Aug. 6 2011, members of SEAL Team 6 engaged in another covert raid in Afghanistan. As they approached the drop zone, Taliban forces attacked using rocket propelled grenades. The CH-47 carrying the ...

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Feb 24, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – An announcement by the Taliban Sunday saying it was suspending talks with the U.S. over a possible prisoner exchange came five days after the White House denied that “active negotiations” were taking place. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that secret talks over a prisoner swap have been underway in the United ...

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Feb 15, 2014 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Karachi (AFP) - A British-Pakistani man convicted of the killing of US reporter Daniel Pearl has attempted to commit suicide in a Pakistani prison, an official said Saturday. "Omar Sheikh, a British-Pakistani, who is serving life imprisonment in Hyderabad prison, tried to hang himself with the exhaust of the prison cell late Friday," senior police official ...

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Feb 7, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A 90-minute drive northwest of Islamabad is an Islamic seminary that is considered the ivory tower of terrorism, a jihadist factory that has produced prominent Taliban fighters and its leadership for decades. Unofficially dubbed “University of Jihad,” Dar ul Uloom Haqqania [House of Knowledge and Truthfulness] counts Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad ...

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Dec 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A 72-year-old American who was kidnapped in Pakistan by Al Qaeda more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a newly-released video to negotiate his release, saying he feels "totally abandoned and forgotten." The video of Warren Weinstein, who is a development worker, was the ...

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Nov 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Defcon Hill: American and NATO supply trucks remain stranded along key supply routes along the Afghan-Pakistan border, after protesters blocked those routes in an attempt to end U.S. drone strikes in the country. Roughly 1,500 trucks, loaded down with equipment and supplies bound for U.S. and allied troops in Afghanistan, have been stuck ...

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Nov 22, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE WASHINGTON TIMES: The Pakistani doctor who helped intelligence analysts with the CIA locate Osama bin Laden was charged with murder, related to a surgery he performed in 2006 that ended with the patient’s death. The the doctor, Shakil Afridi, performed the surgery on a teen boy to remove his appendix, The New York ...

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