It took 16 hours to regain control of this facility from 6 Taliban. Cam you imagine what might have happened had there been 20 or 30 Taliban?
This really tells a sad story about the ability and professionalism of the Pakistan military to repell attacks.
.FT.com / Asia-Pacific - Taliban raid triggers Pakistan shockwave
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The brazen attack on a Pakistani naval air base has sent shockwaves through the nuclear-armed country, raising concerns about the militaryís ability to protect sophisticated weaponry.
The ease with which six Taliban militants stormed the PNS Mehran base in Karachi, close to the cityís busy commercial airport, and destroyed two newly US-supplied P-3C Orion maritime surveillance aircraft has unnerved Pakistanís military establishment.