Pakistan gave China access to top secret copter used in bin Laden mission

From American Thinker.Com August 15, 2011 Rick Moran If true, this is a huge intelligence coup for China. Our stealth technology is far ahead of other nations - especially China - and for Pakistan to allow a potential enemy to study an advanced technological innovation is a monstrous betrayal. Washington Post: Pakistan gave China access to the previously unknown U.S. "stealth" helicopter that crashed during the commando raid Continue Reading

Troops move in as 100 are dead in Karachi ethnic violence

From American Thinker.Com July 9, 2011 Rick Moran Even for a basket case like Pakistan, this is worrisome: For the first time since violence started on Tuesday, paramilitary troops and police commandos are patrolling the city's western neighbourhoods. On Friday police were ordered to shoot-on-sight anyone involved in violence. Ambulances and armoured vehicles have been evacuating families trapped inside their homes for Continue Reading

Taliban attacks Karachi naval air base

From American Thinker.Com May 23, 2011 Taliban attacks Karachi naval air base Rick Moran GA_googleFillSlot("AT_300_250_bottom"); Pakistan's version of the Taliban attacked a naval air base in force, killing 11 and wounding dozens. If you play with fire, you are bound to get burned. The BBC: The troops are now said to be "mopping up" after the raid, which has left 10 soldiers and at least three attackers dead.Reports hostages Continue Reading

Massive intel haul from OBL compound largest ever

From American Thinker.Com May 08, 2011 Massive intel haul from OBL compound largest ever Rick Moran The amount of intelligence gleaned from OBL's hideout is the size of "a small college library" according to one account. This is both good and bad. The good is, of course, the more we know about AQ's plans and operations, the better we can counter them. But the bad news is that organizing and filing all of this information is Continue Reading

Clarice’s Pieces: About Abbottabad

From American Thinker.Com May 08, 2011 Clarice's Pieces: About Abbottabad By Clarice Feldman It's me, the official White House fly on the wall. It's been a big week around here.  I learned that 47% of the citizens of Detroit are functionally illiterate; national testing establishes that three out of four U.S. students "lack a basic understanding of how the political system works and what it means to be a citizen of this country"; Continue Reading

Pakistan outs CIA chief in Islamabad

From American Thinker.Com May 08, 2011 Pakistan outs CIA chief in Islamabad Rick Moran In retaliation for...something...Pakistan's government friendly press has obligingly printed the name of the CIA station chief in Islamabad. Times of India: In a sign of how bad ties are between the two countries, Pakistani media on Saturday once again publicly named the CIA station chief in Islamabad, a breach of both protocol and trust, that is Continue Reading

Teenage Would-Be Suicide Bomber Promises to Strike Again

From American Thinker.Com April 05, 2011 Teenage Would-Be Suicide Bomber Promises to Strike Again M Catharine Evans Another deadly attack carried out at a Sufi shrine in central Pakistan killed 42 worshipers and injured a hundred others this past Sunday. Fida Hussain, a 14-year old, was arrested at the site when his vest full of explosives failed to detonate. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. One of the Continue Reading

Pakistan’s Only Christian Official Killed After Opposing Death Penalty For Insulting Islam

From News.Yahoo.Com Militants gunned down the only Christian in Pakistan's government outside his widowed mother's home Wednesday, the second assassination in two months of a high-profile opponent of laws that impose the death penalty for insulting Islam. Shahbaz Bhatti was aware of the danger he faced, saying in a videotaped message that he had received death threats from al-Qaida and the Taliban. In it, the 42-year-old said he was Continue Reading

Thousands rally in Pakistan in support of death to those who break blasphemy law

From YNet News.Com Businesses shut down and buses stayed off the streets in many parts of Pakistan on Friday as thousands rallied against changing the country’s controversial laws against blasphemy. In one major city, police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators who pelted them with stones. Pakistan’s long-standing law against blasphemy gained new attention this year when a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, was sentenced to death in Continue Reading

Nuclear Power and Global Regulation

From KHouse.Org NUCLEAR POWER AND GLOBAL REGULATION We live in a nuclear world. China is helping Pakistan build plants for nuclear energy. Russia and India are involved in a joint effort to set up nuclear power plants in India. Many who want to avoid nuclear war care whether or not the countries involved in these cooperative efforts are members of the Nuclear Supplier Group, a global body seeking to reduce nuclear proliferation by Continue Reading