Obama's Undeclared War On Pakistan Continues

Despite Attempts to Downplay It

By Jeremy Scahill

It is clear -- and has been for a long time -- that the Obama administration is radically expanding the U.S. war in Afghanistan deeply into Pakistan. Whether it is through U.S. military trainers (that's what they were called in Vietnam too), drone attacks or commando raids inside the country, the U.S. is militarily entrenched in Pakistan. It makes Obama's comment that "[W]e have no intention of sending U.S. troops into Pakistan" simply unbelievable.

http://informationclearinghouse.info/article22885.htm



Extrajudicial Killing: U.S. attack kills at least 45 in Pakistan

The "militants" were meeting after a funeral in the South Waziristan region, a stronghold of Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKLN52794720090623?rpc=401&


From Information Clearing House

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Suspected US strike reportedly kills 60 at funeral

New York Times

06/23/09

A suspected United States drone strike killed at least 60 people at a funeral gathering in South Waziristan on Tuesday, residents of the area and local news reports said. Details of the attack, which occurred in Makeen, remained sketchy but the reported death toll was exceptionally high and, if indeed accurate and carried out by a drone, would make the strike perhaps the deadliest since the United States began using the unmanned aircraft to fire remotely guided missiles at suspected Taliban and Qaeda members in Pakistan’s tribal areas. If confirmed the strike would be the 23rd by a United States drone this year, as the Obama administration has intensified a policy inherited from the Bush administration...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/24/world/asia/24pstan.html


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

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Operation Enduring Folly: US Kills 60 More in Pakistan Air Strike
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2009/06/24-5

Airstrike Report Belies 'Blame Taliban' Line
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2009/06/25-8



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