Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Taliban: Pak-Afghan border troop buildup "a gift"

* Villagers and officials say hundreds of coalition troops, tanks and APCs airlifted to border area * ISPR spokesman says media creating ‘unnecessary hype’ about troop movement
* Pakistan Army deployed along border placed on high alert
Read more here,
Hard to say if it's an honest to Allah surge, "posturing" or just alarm bells going off in the region. It would appear there is an ominous sense of foreboding in the air.
NATO is saying that it is all just "routine exercise to rotate and reposition troops" and then launches a strike into Pakistan after coming under rocket fire. NATO officials still vowing that there will not be any "incursions" into Pakistan
And The Battle of Wanat already has a wICKipedia entry.