Tag Archive 'Kurram'

May 25 2009

Pakistan Moves On Terrorist Camps And Enclaves In Pakistan

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It is good to see the Obama administration pushing Pakistan to root out the terrorists from their last major sanctuaries in northern Pakistan. This area represents a major threat to peace and security in the west. It is the birthplace of al Qaeda and not far from where the 9-11 attacks (and others – since […]

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Feb 17 2009

Can Biology Find Bin Laden?

  An interesting bit of news has come out on the hunt for Bin Laden. Some researchers at UCLA decided to apply some statistical models to the problem of determining where Bin Laden may be hiding out, and have concluded he may be hiding in one of three possible buildings in a large town near […]

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Aug 28 2008

Updates From Pakistan/Afghanistan 08_28_08

  I have been collecting up articles on events in our final major front in the war on terror as the Democrat convention has limped along. But today is a good day to do a overview of recent activities to remind ourselves the differences between Bill Clinton and George Bush on the threat of al-Qaeda. […]

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Aug 21 2008

Update on Latest Missile Strike, New Suicide Bomb Attack In Pakistan

In a post yesterday I noted another apparent US missile strike inside the Tribal Areas of Pakistan along the Afghanistan border. Some reports this morning claim the two US missiles took out a significant number of Arab fighters (al-Qaeda) in the FATA Agency of South Waziristan: Twelve people, most of them alleged foreign fighters, were […]

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Aug 18 2008

Pakistan’s Awakening Is Growing As Local Tribes Ally With Government And Hunt Down Militants – Updated!

It does seem that the Pakistan Tribal Awakening is taking root and spreading in the tribal regions of Pakistan known as the FATA and the NWFP. I noted in one post yesterday how tribes in one area of the NWFP province had set up security details and hunted down Taliban militants in their region.   […]

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Aug 17 2008

Updates From FATA 08_17_08

Some brief updates in the war raging in Pakistan’s Tribal Regions. It seems the main city of Kahr in the Bajaur Agency has been mostly cleansed of the terrorists since the government is asking people to return and take up residence in their homes so they cannot be used by terrorists: As security forces continued […]

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Aug 15 2008

Exodus In Mohmand Agency Might Indicate al-Qaeda Presence

The completely unreported war against the remnants of al-Qaeda and their extreme Taliban cousins has moved into an interesting phase. There have been reports of al-Qaeda and rogue Taliban in many parts of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan which run along the Afghanistan border. One of those areas was Bajaur Agency, which […]

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