Monday, September 27, 2010

The Long Time Third Front and Undeclared

How to make friends and influence people not to mention building up a great reputation so as the consumers of seek out your products and services instead of turning into the insurgency to get you the Hell Out Of Their Region Of The World!

Pakistan furious over Nato cross-border Taliban raids

27 September 2010 - Nato claims it acted in self-defence after US helicopters crossed 'very briefly' from Afghanistan to attack Taliban fighters

Nato defends sending Apache helicopters to attack Tabilan forces in Pakistan. Photograph: Reuters/Bazuki Muhammad

Pakistan reacted angrily today after Nato said US helicopters had crossed into its territory from Afghanistan to attack militants, claiming to have killed more than 50 Taliban fighters.

The admission that two incursions had taken place over the weekend by helicopters from the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (Isaf), and possibly a further cross-border raid today, came after recent reports of a covert CIA military force in Afghanistan that crosses into Pakistan to kill Taliban and al-Qaida fighters.

Pakistan's foreign ministry condemned the incursions as a "clear violation and breach of the UN mandate under which Isaf operates", saying it had made a formal protest to Nato. "In the absence of immediate corrective measures, Pakistan will be constrained to consider response options," said Abdul Basit, the foreign ministry spokesman. {read rest}

And the troops wonder where they keep coming from and the why!

A Relentless Enemy September 26, 2010

Lara Logan's report takes viewers to the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan, where she and her crew came under enemy fire from fighters who the U.S. military says keep coming from their sanctuary in Pakistan.
Fighters On Afghan Border: A Relentless Enemy, the written report.

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