Thursday, July 03, 2008


Tit for Tat. US can strike inside Pakistan. says US Admiral Mullen. "Oh no you can't," says Foreign Office spokesman. "Want to bet?" says Washington Times. Musharraf Okayed US strikes targeting Osama Here, let me show you. Missile attack kills 2 in Bajaur. Wonder if it was in response to this guy, Jaish-ul-Islami Bajaur commander, Wali Rehman who said, "Jihad against America is the obligation of all Muslims."

Cruel to be kind. Gov't to continue Musharraf Madrassa policy. Too bad, they aren't continuing his death penalty policy as well. Cabinet approves conversion of death penalty into life term. 7000 convicted prisoners will now face life terms instead of death. "He that is merciful to the cruel, is ultimately cruel to the merciful." (from the Talmud)

Peace talks? Again? Yep. Lashkar-e-Islam leader Mangal Bagh offers to talk to government. Can't believe they thought he was going to take over Peshawar. Where on earth did they get that idea, he wonders. In another development, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud directed Swat-based Taliban to resume peace talks with the NWFP government. Thankful to hear this - The US is not in favor of dialogue...

More of AQ's dirty laundry and dirty money unveiled. US identifies new aliases of over 12 al Qaeda supporting Pakistan-based Islamic charities. The Rashid Trust has been doing business as Al Amin Welfare Trust and Al Ameen Trust and al Akhtar has been using the names Pakistan Relief Foundation and Azmat Pakistan Trust among others.

Terror Pimp arrested. Ho-daddy. Security forces on Wednesday arrested Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam leader Maulvi Samiullah and his son in Tank district for allegedly training would-be female suicide bombers.

The beasts. UN Gender Support Program offices in Islamabad recieves threatening calls. What is the Gender Support Program you wonder? It's a $78 million dollar program in Pakistan that "provides coordinated policy, technical and managerial support to the Government in the areas of women’s political participation, socio-economic empowerment, and institutional strengthening." I can see why those he-man woman hater Taliban would be threatened by them...