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BeFree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-04-09 01:10 PM
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23. Ok
If you were being oppressed by an overwhelming force wouldn't you look around for the nearest big weapon you could find?

Too, Senator Kerry is of like mind. Common sense, really.

Did you know some people have evidence that Cheney was at least partly responsible for Pak having nukes?
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  -Is Containing Al-Qaeda the Real Endgame in Afghanistan-Pakistan? bigtree  Dec-04-09 11:35 AM   #0 
  - the Taliban have to be kept weak  Schema Thing   Dec-04-09 11:38 AM   #1 
  - Containment  BeFree   Dec-04-09 11:55 AM   #6 
  - Paks contain the nukes  bigtree   Dec-04-09 11:57 AM   #8 
  - Oh, ok  BeFree   Dec-04-09 12:10 PM   #10 
  - Not sure that's the case  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 12:57 PM   #17 
     - What's not the case?  BeFree   Dec-04-09 12:59 PM   #19 
        - This here.  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:01 PM   #21 
           - Ok  BeFree   Dec-04-09 01:10 PM   #23 
              - So it's just a guess?  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:12 PM   #24 
  - I'm not sure it's that cut and dry  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 12:57 PM   #16 
  - My concern with the nukes is not that the Taliban will seize them  RaleighNCDUer   Dec-04-09 01:06 PM   #22 
     - I think that's the real danger  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:13 PM   #25 
        - though  bigtree   Dec-04-09 01:20 PM   #27 
           - Those are serious issues, however, I'm not sure how realistic the threat of an insurrection is  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:27 PM   #28 
              - The leadership of the military is said to be politically well-situated  bigtree   Dec-04-09 01:29 PM   #29 
                 - True.  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:31 PM   #31 
  - India has to denuke simultaneously.  closeupready   Dec-04-09 12:38 PM   #14 
  - in my view  bigtree   Dec-04-09 11:55 AM   #7 
  - Question  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:00 PM   #20 
     - sure  bigtree   Dec-04-09 01:16 PM   #26 
        - It seems that it all depends on our ability to win the trust of the people  YouTakeTheSkyway   Dec-04-09 01:31 PM   #30 
  - Pak has had nuclear weapons for the Taliban's entire existence...  mike_c   Dec-04-09 12:02 PM   #9 
     - This.  closeupready   Dec-04-09 12:39 PM   #15 
     - Well  BeFree   Dec-04-09 12:58 PM   #18 
  - no  Rosa Luxemburg   Dec-04-09 11:38 AM   #2 
  - Of course, just ask a unicorn!  MNDemNY   Dec-04-09 11:40 AM   #3 
  - LOL I have some land in Florida I'd like to sell you :) n/t  Sinti   Dec-04-09 11:46 AM   #4 
  - These wars are SCAMS and nothing more. nt  valerief   Dec-04-09 11:54 AM   #5 
  - The "End Game" is like Nixon's "Secret Plan" to get us out of Vietnam.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-04-09 12:12 PM   #11 
  - Pipeline!  smirkymonkey   Dec-04-09 12:34 PM   #12 
  - Separately, is Afghanistan now a province of Pakistan? Are we going to give Pakistan  closeupready   Dec-04-09 12:37 PM   #13 

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