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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    It depends on what those negotiations involved. If it involves financial payoffs, then no, but if it involves the idea of dropping a drone on their personal homes than that is another thing.
    Then I don't trust the dhimmi Obama to conduct it.
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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Then I don't trust the dhimmi Obama to conduct it.
    Obama's ordered more drone strikes than any other president. I'd be surprised if he negotiated rather than blasting the scum who carried this out.
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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by MadLib View Post
    Obama's ordered more drone strikes than any other president. I'd be surprised if he negotiated rather than blasting the scum who carried this out.
    Ok, but we aren't debating attacking them, and the dhimmi has no credibility.
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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    You can have influence without bribing. It's a simple thing, if they want U.S. money, then they need to do something about this. If they can't, they aren't worth pouring money into. You used NK as an example, how has internationally aid worked to help the country?
    Not so well after the United States reneged on its end of the bargain in the Agreed Framework.

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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    No. We should not negotiate. I say that anybody... and that would include my family, that goes to one of these ****hole countries knowing what it is like is on their own for making a totally stupid decision.

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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    I say no, no one forced him to go there, it was his choice
    But he was working as a consultant on US programs?!?!

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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Chuckles View Post
    The problem is that the govt isn't exactly a centralized united force, and you have these various interests working against each other and promoting opposing agendas. And as unfortunate as it is, if we have any agenda in the region, it needs to include the Paks
    Anywhere else under any other circumstance, they would be a regime.

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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigger View Post
    NO. HELL NO. This individual made the ludicrous decision to travel into this region, and they should be willing to accept the fate that decision leads to. I do not believe we should EVER pay a ransom or place a single US Military member in harms way to rescue a US citizen who has traveled into a region that is known to be hostile to the USA. Doesn't matter whether it's Pakistan, Somalia, or London.
    You didn't READ the story did you?

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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    The guy filling in for Rush the other day said this exact thing. He used it for a lead in to Benghazi...soooo perdictable.
    Quote Originally Posted by Woodman909 View Post
    hope he's not holding his breath. His O'ness would not rescue his own ambassador, why should he give a damn about this guy?
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    Re: American kidnapped in Pakistan begs Obama to negotiate with al Qaeda for his rele

    Ask OBL about his creditablity.
    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Ok, but we aren't debating attacking them, and the dhimmi has no credibility.
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