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Lalena Donating Member (45 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:34 AM
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Iraq war undermining battle against Al Qaeda: Musharraf
7 April 2004



SYDNEY - Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf complained on Wednesday that the war in Iraq was drawing resources from the battle against Al Qaeda leaders and their supporters hiding in Pakistan and Afghanistan. In an interview to be broadcast on Monday night on Australian public television SBS, Musharraf said his government was receiving very minimal assistance as it tried to pacify tribal areas along the Afghan border where leaders of Al Qaeda and the former Afghan Taleban regime are believed hiding.


Asked if the US-led Iraq war has been a distraction from the battle against Al Qaeda and Taleban remnants by diverting resources from Afghanistan and Pakistan, Musharraf replied: Yes indeed.

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=da... ion=subcontinent
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Cooley Hurd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:40 AM
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1. So much for Shrub's only friend in Pakistan...
He doesn't get an Xmas card from Crawford, this year...
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Lalena Donating Member (45 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:50 AM
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3. Musharraf must feel like he's been screwed by the US.
Musharraf has barely avoided assassination. He is not necessarily a good guy but he has taken some risks for the fight against terrorism.
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central scrutinizer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 11:45 AM
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8. true, and if this holy war spreads
he may not survive the next time and then what happens to their nukes? The answer is horrifying to contemplate.
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chelsea0011 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:44 AM
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2. Translation....could you send more $$$$$$$$$$$$$this way
coup d'etat boy...........a bloodless coup........democracy reins in Pakistan. Wanna buy an a-bomb?
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74dodgedart Donating Member (513 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 10:05 AM
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4. Another person who agrees with Richard Clarke
Iraq has nothing to do with terrorism, WMD's, 9/11 or Al Qaeda.
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Ravy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 10:58 AM
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6. and 90% of the free world. (n/t)
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truthspeaker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 10:31 AM
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5. well DUH
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Cocoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 11:01 AM
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7. Pakistan is OLD South Asia
is there anything where we can replace "Pakistani" with "Freedom?"

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maggrwaggr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:20 PM
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9. story is now on Yahoo -- please vote
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maggrwaggr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:57 PM
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10. kick
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