Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Bin Laden Got Back

from ABC News.com (that vital so non-partisan bastion of a free press that's also broadcasting the 9/11 docudrama that blames former president clinton for not killing bin laden and thereby causing 9/11 to happen) comes this little not a bombshell bit of news:

Bin Laden Gets a Pass from Pakistan
September 05, 2006 5:41 PM
Brian Ross and Gretchen Peters Report:
Osama bin Laden, America's most wanted man, will not face capture in Pakistan if he agrees to lead a "peaceful life," Pakistani officials tell ABC News.
The surprising announcement comes as Pakistani army officials announced they were pulling their troops out of the North Waziristan region as part of a "peace deal" with the Taliban.
If he is in Pakistan, bin Laden "would not be taken into custody," Major General Shaukat Sultan Khan told ABC News in a telephone interview, "as long as one is being like a peaceful citizen."
Bin Laden is believed to be hiding somewhere in the tribal areas of Pakistan, near the Afghanistan border, but U.S. officials say his precise location is unknown.
In addition to the pullout of Pakistani troops, the "peace agreement" between Pakistan and the Taliban also provides for the Pakistani army to return captured Taliban weapons and prisoners.
"What this means is that the Taliban and al Qaeda leadership have effectively carved out a sanctuary inside Pakistan," said ABC News consultant Richard Clarke, the former White House counter-terrorism director.
The agreement was signed on the same day President Bush said the United States was working with its allies "to deny terrorists the enclaves they seek to establish in ungoverned areas across the world."
The Pakistani Army had gone into Waziristan, under heavy pressure from the United States, but faced a series of humiliating defeats at the hands of the Taliban and al Qaeda fighters.
"They're throwing the towel," said Alexis Debat, who is a Senior Fellow at the Nixon Center and an ABC News consultant. "They're giving al Qaeda and the Taliban a blank check and saying essentially make yourselves at home in the tribal areas," Debat said.

p.s. check this video out (may have to wait through the ad) for the most pissed off cat i have ever seen. i would adopt it in a heartbeat.

8 comments:

Katie :) said...

I can't believe I just read that.....
maybe I'm not awake yet or something.
Too many kamakazi's...... pollution maybe it's the pollution....

okay I'm done

Katie :) said...

oh yeah, put a dman link up that works mister!

marypoppins/privateeye said...

for me........... it is more fodder that Osama is dead and possibly has been dead since before 911. They know he is dead and don't want to waste any more money in that department. Now they will spend that money on.... geeeeeeeeeee... what could they spend that money on???? Not the poor people... the churches will take care of them.... not the Katrina victims... the churches will take care of them.... Hmmmmmmmmmm..,.....armor for the troops......... no, their parents will send it to them....... ...................
I know..... an ABC docudrama to brainwash the citizens of USA

scarysquirrelman said...

the bogeyman dead? bite your tongue, mary. why, it would be unamerican of him to be out of commission. but just so long as we can keep arresting his #2 aide (40 times and counting).
and the link works just fine when i click on it, katie. you must have one of the special ed computers.

Katie :) said...

I just realized I spelled "damn" wrong.....
okay, uh yeah
but the link really wasn't working... :P

scarysquirrelman said...

oh. i thought you were calling me that. as in "you dman!".

marypoppins/privateeye said...

Regarding the docudrama airing this weekend on ABC.........
It will run without commerial. I called ABC today to ask who is sponsoring this piece of war propaganda. Which corperation is wanting to brainwash us? The girl on the phone didn't know... she asked around.... and she said everyone down there was just as perplexed as she was.

scarysquirrelman said...

no one on the front lines will know who is fronting this. only the execs will and they will not be forthcoming about it. the last i heard, though, is that bill clinton called abc personally to let then know that he was less than pleased with the portrayal of his administration's part in all of this and was told that they would edit the film.