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    Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Excerpted “Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander” by Mark Mazzetti and Dexter Filkins, The New York Times, 1 minute ago
    The taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American government officials.

    The commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is an Afghan described by American officials as the most significant Taliban figure to be detained since the American-led war in Afghanistan started more than eight years ago. He ranks second in influence only to Mullah Muhammad Omar, the Taliban’s founder and a close associate of Osama bin Laden before the Sept. 11 attacks. …
    D e v e l o p i n g …
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    I hope Cheney approves …
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    Is this Obama's fault?
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    Re: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Too bad under Obama he has the right to remain silent

    Remember kids, you dont need to illegally cross the boarder to get US rights! Just kill a few people in Afghanistan and they are guaranteed by the Obama administration!
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    Re: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Give credit where it's due. Give Obama some love!
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    Re: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Quote Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
    Give credit where it's due. Give Obama some love!
    What did he do?

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    Re: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Quote Originally Posted by Ethereal View Post
    What did he do?
    Whose side you on? Obama's or the Taliban's?
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    Re: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Quote Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
    D e v e l o p i n g …
    That's good news!
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    Quote Originally Posted by texmaster View Post
    Too bad under Obama he has the right to remain silent

    Remember kids, you dont need to illegally cross the boarder to get US rights! Just kill a few people in Afghanistan and they are guaranteed by the Obama administration!
    Proof that no matter how good the news, some one will find something to whine about.
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    Re: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

    Quote Originally Posted by Chappy View Post
    I hope Cheney approves …
    I guess you didn't hear that Cheney voiced his support for the Afghan surge and McChrystal.
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