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Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Naresh - 05-01-2010


[url=""]Court orders seizure of Musharraf’s property[/url]

Abbotabad : Abottabad District and Sessions Judge Abdulmateen Khan ordered former President Pervez Musharraf’s property to be seized on Thursday.

The action was taken after Musharraf failed to appear before the court on April 29. He had been summoned in the case of Ishqur Rehman, an intelligence agency employee who went missing in Musharraf’s tenure. Rehman has not been found to date.

The court has also instructed the SP Investigation to appear in court with records relevant to the case on May 6. The court has also warned that if the SP fails to appear, he will be arrested.

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Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - ramana - 05-01-2010

Folks, I am pleased and honored to announce the link to SSridhar's blog on Pak Watch.

Thanks to SSridhar and Jamawal for seizing the initiative and hope this is the first of many such ring of blogs which will spread our message.

Please visit and be informed.



Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Naresh - 05-03-2010


[center][size="7"][color="#FF0000"]Kangaroos Humiliate Terroristanis by

34 Runs

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Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-03-2010

[url=""]Pakistan Taliban leader threatens US in new video: SITE[/url]

[url=""]Pak Taliban claims responsibility for NY failed bombing[/url]

Paki Army is back to business after receiving International AID.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-04-2010


Quote:Three Points of View: The United States, Pakistan and India

April 28, 2010 | 0857 GMT

By Peter Zeihan

In recent weeks, STRATFOR has explored how the U.S. government has been seeing its interests in the Middle East and South Asia shift. When it comes down to it, the United States is interested in stability at the highest level — a sort of cold equilibrium among the region’s major players that prevents any one of them, or a coalition of them — from overpowering the others and projecting power outward.

One of al Qaeda’s goals when it attacked the United States in 2001 was bringing about exactly what the United States most wants to avoid. The group hoped to provoke Washington into blundering into the region, enraging populations living under what al Qaeda saw as Western puppet regimes to the extent that they would rise up and unite into a single, continent-spanning Islamic power. The United States so blundered, but the people did not so rise. A transcontinental Islamic caliphate simply was never realistic, no matter how bad the U.S. provocation.

Subsequent military campaigns have since gutted al Qaeda’s ability to plot extraregional attacks. Al Qaeda’s franchises remain dangerous, but the core group is not particularly threatening beyond its hideouts in the Afghan-Pakistani border region.

As for the region, nine years of war have left it much disrupted. When the United States launched its military at the region, there were three balances of power that kept the place stable (or at least self-contained) from the American point of view. All these balances are now faltering. We have already addressed the Iran-Iraq balance of power, which was completely destroyed following the American invasion in 2003. We will address the Israeli-Arab balance of power in the future. This week, we shall dive into the region’s third balance, one that closely borders what will soon be the single largest contingent of U.S. military forces overseas: the Indo-Pakistani balance of power.

Pakistan and the Evolution of U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

U.S. strategy in Afghanistan has changed dramatically since 2001. The war began in the early morning hours — Pakistan time — after the Sept. 11 attacks. Then-U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell called up then-Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf to inform him that he would be assisting the United States against al Qaeda, and if necessary, the Taliban. The key word there is “inform.” The White House had already spoken with — and obtained buy-in from — the leaders of Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, Israel and, most notably, India. Musharraf was not given a choice in the matter. It was made clear that if he refused assistance, the Americans would consider Pakistan part of the problem rather than part of the solution — all with the blessings of the international community.

Islamabad was terrified — and with good reason; comply or refuse, the demise of Pakistan was an all-too-real potential outcome. The geography of Pakistan is extremely hostile. It is a desert country. What rain the country benefits from falls in the northern Indo-Pakistani border region, where the Himalayas wring moisture out of the monsoons. Those rains form the five rivers of the Greater Indus Valley, and irrigation works from those rivers turn dry areas green.

Accordingly, Pakistan is geographically and geopolitically doomed to perpetual struggle with poverty, instability and authoritarianism. This is because irrigated agriculture is far more expensive and labor-intensive than rain-fed agriculture. Irrigation drains the Indus’ tributaries such that the river is not navigable above Hyderabad, near the coast — drastically raising transport costs and inhibiting economic development. Reasonably well-watered mountains in the northwest guarantee an ethnically distinct population in those regions (the Pashtun), a resilient people prone to resisting the political power of the Punjabis in the Indus Basin. This, combined with the overpowering Indian military, results in a country with remarkably few options for generating capital even as it has remarkably high capital demands.

Islamabad’s one means of acquiring breathing room has involved co-opting the Pashtun population living in the mountainous northwestern periphery of the country. Governments before Musharraf had used Islamism to forge a common identity for these people, which not only included them as part of the Pakistani state (and so reduced their likelihood of rebellion) but also employed many of them as tools of foreign and military policy. Indeed, managing relationships with these disparate and peripheral ethnic populations allowed Pakistan to stabilize its own peripheral territory and to become the dominant outside power in Afghanistan as the Taliban (trained and equipped by Pakistan) took power after the Soviet withdrawal.

Thus, the Americans were ordering the Pakistanis on Sept. 12, 2001, to throw out the one strategy that allowed Pakistan to function. Pakistan complied not just out of fears of the Americans, but also out of fears of a potentially devastating U.S.-Indian alignment against Pakistan over the issue of Islamist terrorism in the wake of the Kashmiri militant attacks on the Indian parliament that almost led India and Pakistan to war in mid-2002. The Musharraf government hence complied, but only as much as it dared, given its own delicate position.

From the Pakistani point of view, things went downhill from there. Musharraf faced mounting opposition to his relationship with the Americans from the Pakistani public at large, from the army and intelligence staff who had forged relations with the militants and, of course, from the militants themselves. Pakistan’s halfhearted assistance to the Americans meant militants of all stripes — Afghan, Pakistani, Arab and others — were able to seek succor on the Pakistani side of the border, and then launch attacks against U.S. forces on the Afghan side of the border. The result was even more intense American political pressure on Pakistan to police its own militants and foreign militants seeking shelter there. Meanwhile, what assistance Pakistan did provide to the Americans led to the rise of a new batch of homegrown militants — the Pakistani Taliban — who sought to wreck the U.S.-Pakistani relationship by bringing down the government in Islamabad.

The Indian Perspective

The period between the Soviet collapse and the rise of the Taliban — the 1990s — saw India at a historical ebb in the power balance with Pakistan. The American reaction to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks changed all that. The U.S. military had eliminated Pakistan’s proxy government in Afghanistan, and ongoing American pressure was buckling the support structures that allowed Pakistan to function. So long as matters continued on this trajectory, New Delhi saw itself on track for a historically unprecedented dominance of the subcontinent.

But the American commitment to Afghanistan is not without its limits, and American pressure was not sustainable. At its heart, Afghanistan is a landlocked knot of arid mountains without the sort of sheltered, arable geography that is likely to give rise to a stable — much less economically viable — state. Any military reality that the Americans imposed would last only so long as U.S. forces remained in the country.

The alternative now being pursued is the current effort at Vietnamization of the conflict as a means of facilitating a full U.S. withdrawal. In order to keep the country from returning to the sort of anarchy that gave rise to al Qaeda, the United States needed a local power to oversee matters in Afghanistan. The only viable alternative — though the Americans had been berating it for years — was Pakistan.

If U.S. and Pakistan interests could be aligned, matters could fall into place rather quickly — and so they did once Islamabad realized the breadth and dangerous implications of its domestic insurgency. The five-year, $7.5 billion U.S. aid package to Pakistan approved in 2009 not only helped secure the arrangement, it likely reflects it. An unprecedented counterinsurgency and counterterrorism campaign conducted by the Pakistani military continues in the country’s tribal belt. While it has not focused on all the individuals and entities Washington might like, it has created real pressure on the Pakistani side of the border that has facilitated efforts on the Afghan side. For example, Islamabad has found a dramatic increase in American unmanned aerial vehicle strikes tolerable because at least some of those strikes are hitting Pakistani Taliban targets, as opposed to Afghan Taliban targets. The message is that certain rules cannot be broken without consequences.

Ultimately, with long experience bleeding the Soviets in Afghanistan, the United States was inherently wary of becoming involved in Afghanistan. In recent years, it has become all too clear how distant the prospect of a stable Afghanistan is. A tribal-ethnic balance of power overseen by Pakistan is another matter entirely, however. The great irony is that such a success could make the region look remarkably like it did on Sept. 10, 2001.

This would represent a reversal of India’s recent fortunes. In 10 years, India has gone from a historic low in the power balance with Pakistan to a historic high, watching U.S. support for Pakistan shift to pressure on Islamabad to do the kinds of things (if not the precise actions) India had long clamored for.

But now, U.S. and Pakistani interests not only appear aligned again, the two countries appear to be laying groundwork for the incorporation of elements of the Taliban into the Afghan state. The Indians are concerned that with American underwriting, the Pakistanis not only may be about to re-emerge as a major check on Indian ambitions, but in a form eerily familiar to the sort of state-militant partnership that so effectively limited Indian power in the past. They are right. The Indians also are concerned that Pakistani promises to the Americans about what sort of behavior militants in Afghanistan will be allowed to engage in will not sufficiently limit the militants’ activities — and in any event will do little to nothing to address the Kashmiri militant issue. Here, too, the Indians are probably right. The Americans want to leave — and if the price of departure is leaving behind an emboldened Pakistan supporting a militant structure that can target India, the Americans seem fine with making India pay that price.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - HareKrishna - 05-04-2010

[quote name='Mudy' date='03 May 2010 - 10:32 AM' timestamp='1272862471' post='106204']

[url=""]Pakistan Taliban leader threatens US in new video: SITE[/url]

[url=""]Pak Taliban claims responsibility for NY failed bombing[/url]

Paki Army is back to business after receiving International AID.


The prophet Jihadmed(PBUH) must be very proud

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-04-2010

Quote:Pak Taliban claims responsibility for NY failed bombing

According to Fox, he’s a naturalized American citizen who spent the last few years (months?) in Pakistan. So Paki trained Paki Abdul is behind failed car bomb.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-04-2010

[url=""]American Who Recently Visited Pakistan Eyed in Times Square Bomb Plot[/url]
Quote:Federal authorities have identified person of interest in Saturday night's car bomb attempt in New York City's Times Square, Fox News confirms.

The person is a naturalized American citizen who was in Pakistan for several months and returned to the United States recently, though the person's identity has not been made public.

The latest developments come as a senior administration official confirmed earlier to Fox News that investigators have begun to suspect the failed attack was the work of an international plot. The official could not definitively say whether a foreign conspiracy was behind the incident, but that the body of evidence was moving in that direction.

The Washington Post first reported that officials were eyeing an international connection. One official told the Post that "some tell-tale signs" have led investigators to look at a "foreign nexus."

Police, meanwhile, have interviewed the registered owner of the bomb-laden sports-utility vehicle but say he is not a suspect. CBS News reports that the man told investigators he recently sold the vehicle on Craigslist for $1,300 to someone who looked "Middle Eastern" or "Hispanic." The buyer reportedly paid in $100 bills.

New York City police close down parts of Times Square after a 'failed incendiary device' was found in car.

Sources told Fox News that investigators are focusing on the similarities between the failed attack in New York City and both the 2007 attack on Glasgow's airport in Scotland and the attempted bombing of a London nightclub the same year. Propane gas and gasoline were used in all three incidents.

The administration's assessment came after the White House for the first time clearly defined the attempted attack as an act of terrorism, without saying whether it was the work of a foreign or domestic plot.

"I think anybody that has the type of material that they had in a car in Times Square, I would say that that was intended to terrorize. Absolutely," White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said when asked by Fox News how the White House would categorize the incident. "And I would say that whoever did that would be categorized as a terrorist. Yes."

Obama administration officials previously stopped short of declaring the incident terrorism.

New York Gov. David Paterson immediately called the attempted attack an "act of terrorism" after police were alerted to the bomb and cleared out Times Square Saturday night. But Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday said it was too early to officially designate the incident as terrorism.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-04-2010

Breaking News

Officials Arrest Pakistani-American in Connection With Times Square Bomb Attempt

Suspect in Times Square car bomb case has been arrested; identified as Shahzad Faisal - NBC News

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-04-2010

Quote:updated 3 minutes ago

NEW YORK - Authorities arrested a suspect in the attempted weekend car bombing in Times Square, NBC News' justice correspondent Pete Williams reported early Tuesday morning.

A U.S. citizen of Pakistani descent, Shahzad Faisal, was arrested Monday night in Long Island, Williams reported.

Earlier, an official told The Associated Press that the potential suspect recently traveled to Pakistan. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the case was at a sensitive stage.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Naresh - 05-05-2010


[url=" "]NY bomb-plot suspect charged with terrorism[/url]

A Pakistan-born US citizen has been charged with terrorism over the failed car-bomb attack in New York's Times Square on Saturday.

Faisal Shahzad, 30, was also charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, according to documents filed at Manhattan federal court.

Mr Shahzad was arrested on a Dubai-bound plane at JFK airport on Monday.

Earlier, President Barack Obama vowed that Americans would "not cower in fear" after Saturday's bombing attempt.

He said the incident was a "sobering reminder of the times in which we live" and vowed that justice would be done.

Militant training

Mr Shahzad is believed to have bought an SUV that was found loaded with an improvised explosive device in Times Square.

Investigators said the Connecticut resident had implicated himself and told them he was acting alone.

But court documents stated that he admitted having attended a militant training camp in the lawless Pakistani tribal region of Waziristan.

He apparently told investigators the plot had begun in December last year.

The FBI searched Mr Shahzad's home in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Tuesday morning and removed several filled plastic bags.

[size="5"][color="#FF0000"]Sources have told the BBC that Mr Shahzad is the son of retired Air Vice Marshal Bahar-ul-Haque, a former head of Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, but this is unconfirmed[/color][/size].

His family is said to come from the northern frontier city of Peshawar, close to the strongholds and training grounds of the Taliban.

Pakistani sources said Mr Shahzad married in Peshawar two years ago and his wife and at least one of their two young children are currently believed to be living in Karachi with relatives.

Earlier reports from Pakistan had said Mr Shahzad's father-in-law and another associate of the suspect have been arrested in the port city of Karachi.

But Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who has pledged to assist the US, denied the authorities had made any arrests.

Meanwhile at a news conference at the White House, Mr Obama praised the action of citizens and the authorities in New York as possibly saving hundreds of lives.

"We know that the aim of those who try to carry out those attacks is to force us to live in fear," he said.

"But as Americans and as a nation, we will not be terrorised. We will not cower in fear. We will not be intimidated."

On Sunday, the Pakistani Taliban said it was responsible for the failed bombing attempt and it threatened suicide attacks on US cities.

But the BBC's Orla Guerin in Islamabad says there is no proof and many experts doubt they have the capacity to strike inside the US.

'Significant fireball'

The car containing a bomb made from fertiliser, fireworks, petrol and propane gas tanks was left in Times Square on Saturday evening.

Investigators removed items from Faisal Shahzad's Connecticut home

The 1993 Nissan Pathfinder was parked with its engine running and hazard lights flashing.

The bomb was discovered and dismantled before it could explode, after a street-vendor noticed smoke coming from the vehicle and alerted police.

Times Square was packed with tourists and theatregoers when the alarm was raised.

Police evacuated a wide area of the district and closed subway lines, while a controlled explosion was carried out.

Officials said the bomb was crude, but could have sparked a "significant fireball" and sprayed shrapnel with enough force to kill pedestrians and knock out windows.

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Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-05-2010

Next will be his Mosque and Imam.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-05-2010


Quote:Shahzad is from the disputed Kashmiri region but it is not known if he was affiliated with any militant group, a source familiar with the investigation said on Tuesday. The source asked not to be named because the issue is sensitive.

Here comes Kashmir connection

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-05-2010

Quote:Last week, before the Times Square incident, I was talking with a former U.S. intelligence officer who worked extensively on jihadi cases during several overseas tours. He said that when a singleton of Shahzad’s profile—especially a U.S. citizen—turns up in a place like Peshawar, local jihadi groups are much more likely to assess him as a probable U.S. spy than as a genuine volunteer. At best, the jihadi groups might conclude that a particular U.S.-originated individual’s case is uncertain. They might then encourage the person to go home and carry out an attack—without giving him any training or access to higher-up specialists that might compromise their local operations. They would see such a U.S.-based volunteer as a “freebie,” the former officer said—if he returns home to attack, great, but if he merely goes off to report back to his C.I.A. case officer, no harm done.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-05-2010

[url=""]The hunt for Faisal Shahzad[/url]

[url=""]Pakistani militants 'planning wave of strikes on US'[/url]

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-05-2010

Shahzad is also registered Democrat.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-05-2010

[url=";_ylt=AtjYN4VZsRAeToeVOUzvmP.s0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNvMzNoaHBqBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTAwNTA1L3VzX3RpbWVzX3NxdWFyZV9jYXJfYm9tYgRjY29kZQNtb3N0cG9wdWxhcgRjcG9zAzEEcG9zAzIEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl90b3Bfc3RvcnkEc2xrA255Y2FyYm9tYnN1cw--"]NY car bomb suspect cooperates, but motive mystery[/url]

.. motive mystery....?? <img src='<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':lol:' />

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Naresh - 05-05-2010


[url=""]Electricity import talks held with Iran team[/url]

Quote:ISLAMABAD : Iran has sought about 90 per cent increase in tariff for the 39MW of electricity it currently sells to Pakistan and the two countries agreed on Monday to expedite import of an additional 1000MW from the Islamic republic.

Informed sources told Dawn that Pakistan had been importing 39MW of electricity from Iran for Gwadar and border areas of Balochistan [color="#FF0000"]at about 5 cents per unit since 2003[/color].

The import contract has expired and [color="#FF0000"]Iran wants to increase the tariff to 9.5 cents per unit.[/color] Pakistan considers it high and has offered 8 cents per unit.
The two sides are yet to formalise a revised contract, according to the sources.

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Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-06-2010

[quote name='k.ram' date='05 May 2010 - 06:31 PM' timestamp='1273064037' post='106243']

[url=";_ylt=AtjYN4VZsRAeToeVOUzvmP.s0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNvMzNoaHBqBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTAwNTA1L3VzX3RpbWVzX3NxdWFyZV9jYXJfYm9tYgRjY29kZQNtb3N0cG9wdWxhcgRjcG9zAzEEcG9zAzIEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl90b3Bfc3RvcnkEc2xrA255Y2FyYm9tYnN1cw--"]NY car bomb suspect cooperates, but motive mystery[/url]

.. motive mystery....?? <img src='<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':lol:' />


They are registered loons.

Pakistan : Terrorist Wahabi Islamic Rep Pakistan 6 - Guest - 05-06-2010

[url=""]Times Square Suspect Shahzad Nails Endorsement Deal[/url]
Quote:Mr. Shahzad, a family man who is also an American citizen, was detained by border enforcement agents after his flight to Dubai had pushed back from the gate Monday night at JFK International Airport. He had apparently passed through the TSA screening process without raising concern. That fact caught the eye of an advertising executive at a Pakistan-based manufacturer of personal hygiene products.

“Faisal Shahzad is the very picture of a clean, fresh-smelling, calm and confident man,” said an unnamed company official. “Here’s a guy on the run from every law enforcement officer in the country, who pays cash for the airplane seat he reserved while driving to the airport, whose name is on the no-fly list — a man who has recently handled gasoline, gunpowder and urea-based fertilizer. And yet he passes through security smelling like a rose. We want him as the spokesman for our body wash.”

The executive described one potential TV ad featuring Mr. Shahzad, in which diligent TSA agents are seen “swabbing Aunt Helga’s antique GAF Viewmaster, and wanding her goiter. Meanwhile. a suave and relaxed Faisal Shahzad hands a wad of cash to the gate agent and strolls down the jetway whistling the distinctive jingle for the company’s body wash.”

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