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Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

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Postby Amber G. » 11 Jan 2015 04:07

Here is (per news papers) out of uniform picture the couple .

] Amedy Coulibaly and Hayat Boumeddiene




Link: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/paris-shootings-inside-lair-couple-4957311

Uncanny similarity with the following, N'est pa?
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Postby Vayutuvan » 11 Jan 2015 05:59

"routine smuggling" - that reminds me of the dialogue in Green Card - "Yes, some simple crimes like stealing cars". I love Paris though.

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Postby UlanBatori » 13 Jan 2015 02:58

matrimc wrote:I love Paris though.


What I cannot understand is how anyone can drive a getaway car out of a major city, when the polis have helicopters. I mean, don't they have traffic jams? How about those murderous roundabouts? If it was in India they would be stuck between 2 buses and 5 autorickshas and 25 motorcycles all trying to get into the same space.

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Postby JE Menon » 13 Jan 2015 09:58

The whole chase business was incompetent... First of all how they got out of the location, out of Paris, out of the country. I think by the time the cops were finished with putting their gear on, and posing for stick-selfies, the jihadis got out.

Of course, not a hint about any mishandling of the situation in ANY of the Euro-American media that I've seen. Imagine, now that this happened in India... EVERY single aspect would have been questioned: how did they get in with weapons, how did they manage to kill so many, where were the cops then, how did they get out of the building?!, how then into a car (not exactly a racer), and then coolly drive off without being tracked aerially, how they switched, and then took a hostage elsewhere, etc. etc...

Of course how on earth did one accomplice, travel through two countries to get into a third (supposedly)?

Each and every story would have sly comments and insinuations about the competence levels, corruption, intelligence failures, you name it.

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Postby A_Gupta » 14 Jan 2015 16:01

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-new ... 06464.aspx
The US on Tuesday designated Maulana Fazlullah, the chief of Pakistani Taliban, as a global terrorist and slapped sanctions against him. - See more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-new ... wlBIq.dpuf

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Postby ramana » 15 Jan 2015 01:25

A_Gupta wrote:http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/us-designates-maulana-fazlullah-as-global-terrorist/article1-1306464.aspx
The US on Tuesday designated Maulana Fazlullah, the chief of Pakistani Taliban, as a global terrorist and slapped sanctions against him. - See more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-new ... wlBIq.dpuf



Didn't TSPA claim to have killed him after the Peshawar School attack?
Shows someone is not being truthful.

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Postby Amber G. » 15 Jan 2015 02:27

Didn't TSPA claim to have killed him after the Peshawar School attack?

Yes, and many times before.. even I have read that, .. as early as 2010. (per stories printed in US newspapers..),,,here is a story from 2011 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/maulana-fazlullah-dead/.


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Postby arun » 17 Jan 2015 09:07

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

As expected, the Peshawar school carnage in which the Ununiformed Jihadi’s of the TTP slaughtered the children of the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, has not changed the Mohammadden Terrorist fomenting ways of the Islamic Republic.

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Production tells the Hindustan Times that the Islamic Republic cannot ban the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) as it is a “charitable organisation” with no “linkages between JuD and LeT”:

Pakistan minister says there’s no reason to ban Hafiz Saeed’s JuD

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Postby deejay » 17 Jan 2015 19:52

patrika wrote:Pakistan`s Fourth Nuclear Reactor at Khushab Now Appears Operational : ISIS



Patrika: Your post in Hindi will make no sense to many here.

Correct - Patrika has already been cautioned on this, and has repeated it. Post has been deleted - JE Menon

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Postby member_22733 » 17 Jan 2015 21:49

We need to have a Hindi News thread

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Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

Postby arun » 22 Jan 2015 20:18

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

sudhan wrote:JuD assets frozen

Hmm.. So a few days back we saw news articles which quoted some Paki minister saying "JuD is halal, no need to halal it". Now this, also looks like Hafiz al suar seems to have now travel restrictions..

Most likely to keep him from taking his rather vishal g*nd close to the LOC, wily bhindians might take him out..



SSridhar wrote:Look at the contrasting news items coming out.

Pakistan bans Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Haqqani network after US mounts pressure - PTI

Pakistan freezes bank accounts of Jamaatud Dawa (no mention of ban)

Very murky things are going on, as usual.



Transcript of proceedings put out by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Foreign Office dealing with the “reported” banning of JuD :

Question
Do you have anything to tell us on Federal Minister Statement who publicly denounced Saudi Arabia for having destructive effect on Pakistan through money transfers?

Secondly, would you please share information on status of JuD and Haqqani Network because numbers of our external partners are taking interest in this subject? We know it is the subject of the Ministry of Interior but anything you can tell us? (Farhan Bukhari-)

Answer
First, about the Minister’s statement, I am sure you have seen the statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office and also the clarification given by the Minister that he was quoted out of context. I don’t think I need to add anything to the Prime Minister’s statement.

About the second question, you are right it primarily relates to the Ministry of Interior. JuD and some other organizations are listed by the United Nations. Pakistan, as a member of the United Nations is under obligations to proscribe the entities and individuals that are listed. We take our obligations very seriously and try to meet these obligations scrupulously. Once any individuals and organizations are proscribed by the UN, we are required to freeze their assets and enforce travel restrictions. We take that action. Bank accounts of such entities and individuals are frozen after SRO is issued. You can check the details of what exactly the recent actions mean with NACTA or Ministry of Interior.


Question
In a follow up of question on banning JuD, is it because of the pressure by the US Secretary of the State John Kerry who visited Pakistan and met with the leadership that Pakistan is banning these organizations?

As the Prime Minister has cancelled his visit to Switzerland who is representing Pakistan from Foreign Office or Ministry of Finance instead of PM? (Mateen Haider-Dawn News)

Answer
I am not aware of anyone else participating in the Davos conference. Prime Minister’s participation was at the leadership level events. As regards your other question, the National Action Plan has been under discussion, it had nothing to do with the visit by the US Secretary of State. Pakistan is taking these steps for its own sake for the protection of its own people and to eradicate terrorism from Pakistan once and for all.


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Record of the Press Briefing by Spokesperson on 22 January 2015

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Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

Postby sarang » 24 Jan 2015 08:18

by LokeshC » 17 Jan 2015, 21:49
We need to have a Hindi News thread

We need to have Indian languages News thread with translation.

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Postby arun » 24 Jan 2015 08:56

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

US State Department spokesperson……………. . Old US habit of giving the Islamic Republic of Pakistan a clean chit when it comes to ongoing Mohammadden Terrorism targeting India, dies hard. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki needs to be pinned down with a pointed question as to why JuD is holding rallies in the Islamic Republic if it is indeed banned. On the plus side for India, we are at least seeing a US admission that the Islamic Republic Pakistan had in the past been fomenting Mohammadden Terrorism to target others:

Jen Psaki
Spokesperson
Daily Press Briefing
Washington, DC
January 22, 2015 ..........................

QUESTION: On Pakistan --

MS. PSAKI: Mm-hmm.

QUESTION: -- there are reports about two organizations, Jamaat ud-Daawa and Haqqani Network, being banned by Pakistan. Have they informed you or have they really been banned?

MS. PSAKI: Can you say this one more time?

QUESTION: Jamaat ud-Daawa and Haqqani Network, the two terrorist organizations, have they been banned by Pakistan? Have they informed you about it?

MS. PSAKI: Well, we’ve certainly seen the reports, and there have been a range of reports.

QUESTION: Yes.

MS. PSAKI: The Pakistani Government has made clear in both private conversations and public statements that it’s in Pakistan’s own interest to take steps against all militant groups in Pakistan, and explicitly to not differentiate between such group. We support this commitment and believe that it’s fundamental to addressing terrorism and ensuring attacks such as the horrific one that happened just weeks ago at the – that impacted the Peshawar schoolchildren never occur again. We recognize that Pakistan is working through the process of implementing measures to thwart violent extremism, including the national action plan. We don’t have any confirmation of specific steps.

QUESTION: But at the same time, they are having a huge march later this week. How do you see that? On the one hand, they have banned organizations; the other hand, the leaders are roaming around in public.

MS. PSAKI: I don’t have – do you have more details on the march and the purpose of it? I don’t have details on that.

QUESTION: I can send you the details.

MS. PSAKI: Okay. Okay, great. More on Pakistan or India?

QUESTION: One more on Ukraine. I’m sorry. ………………………


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Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

Postby UlanBatori » 24 Jan 2015 16:05

that impacted the Peshawar schoolchildren never occur again


Ms Psaki is telling the absolute truth as GOTUS/SDOTUS spokesmouths always do. Those children and their teacher who was burned to death strapped to a chair, will never be impacted again by anything.

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Postby arun » 26 Jan 2015 17:11

Excerpt from the U.S.-India Joint Statement of Jan 25th dealing with Mohammadden Terrorism being fomented by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Mohammadden Terrorist groups Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and D Company located in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that have targeted India are mentioned, as is the need for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to bring Mohammadden Terrorists who attacked Mumbai to justice:

January 25, 2015

U.S.-India Joint Statement साँझा प्रयास - सबका विकास” – “Shared Effort; Progress for All” ……………..

41. The Leaders reaffirmed the need for joint and concerted efforts to disrupt entities such as Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, D Company and the Haqqani Network, and agreed to continue ongoing efforts through the Homeland Security Dialogue as well as the next round of the U.S.-India Joint Working Group on Counter Terrorism in late 2015 to develop actionable elements of bilateral engagement. The two sides noted the recent U.S. sanctions against three D Company affiliates. The President and the Prime Minister further agreed to continue to work toward an agreement to share information on known and suspected terrorists. They also agreed to enter discussions to deepen collaboration on UN terrorist designations, and reiterated their call for Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of the November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai to justice.


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U.S.-India Joint Statement साँझा प्रयास - सबका विकास” – “Shared Effort; Progress for All”

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Postby Amber G. » 28 Jan 2015 01:27

Day after winning gallantry award, Army Colonel killed in encounter with Hizbul
Two security personnel, including an Army officer, who was awarded a gallantry medal on the occasion of Republic Day, were on Tuesday killed in a fierce gunbattle which also left two Hizbul Mujahideen militants dead in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Postby vijaykarthik » 28 Jan 2015 14:19

From NW
Pakistan-India-US: Pakistan's reaction to the nuclear deal was harsher than that of China. On 27 January, Sartaj Aziz, advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, issued a formal response. He said that admitting India to the NSG with exemptions from the normal membership requirements will disturb the regional power balance. He said the US is supposed to act as an agent of regional stability. This action would have a negative effect on deterrence strategy, he said.

He also said the Pakistani government opposes India's bid for permanent membership on the United Nations Security Council, which the US President said he supports. "A country (i.e., India) in violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions on matters of international peace and security, such as the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, by no means qualifies for a special status in the Security Council."

Aziz also stressed that Pakistan is a victim of terrorism and has shown by its action that it is committed to countering terrorism.

"Pakistan rejects any insinuation or aspersion over its commitment to fight terrorism. Condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations should not be based on selectivity or double standards."

Comment: China and Pakistan have interpreted the US President's visit as a "tilt" to India. The statements imply that the leaders in the two countries judge that the US has switched sides in South Asia.


So Pakistan condoms all forms and manifestations of terrorism.
I wonder how many times Sartaz Aziz rehearsed before telling such a duplicitous statement in front of the camera. Don't imagine it can be done in one shot. But being the consummate liar, perhaps it will have just been enough.

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Postby UlanBatori » 03 Feb 2015 17:09

Austin Engineer develops Silicone Transistor: Pakistan orders the first 500.
AOA! What next? 2,000,000 applicants for 20 TSA positions!

Airport search is going to get very interesting. :eek: :shock:

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Postby SSridhar » 04 Feb 2015 06:15

Pakistan withdraws official from Dhaka Embassy - The Hindu
Pakistan has withdrawn an official from its High Commission here after being asked by Dhaka, which alleged that he was financing terrorism.

Mohammad Mazhar Khan, an attaché at the consular section, was also an Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) agent, Bangladesh Foreign Ministry officials said.
Mr. Khan, the Ministry has been told, left the country with his family on January 31.

Mr. Khan, intelligence and media reports said, used to route funds to groups such as the Hizb ut-Tahrir, the Ansarullah Bangla Team, the Jamaat-e-Islami and its students wing Islami Chatra Shibir.

He was earlier detained by the police here [Dhaka] in January along with one of his accomplices while having a secret meeting in Dhaka. However, he but was released when a Pakistani diplomat intervened
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Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

Postby arun » 04 Feb 2015 13:40

^^^ X Posted from the “ISI - History and Discussions” thread.

Another web link to the same story:

Pak diplomat engaged in anti-Bangladesh activities


By no means is this the first case of a Pakistani operating in a diplomatic mission in the Indian Sub-Continent getting expelled for indulging in Mohammadden Terrorism and/or circulating Forged Indian Currency Notes.

In 2000, Asim Saboor , an Assistant Secretaryin the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Kathmandu Embassy was expelled for possessing Forged Indian Currency Notes:

Nepal expels Pakistani diplomat

In 2001, Mohammad Arshad Cheema, First Secretary in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Kathmandu Embassy was expelled for processing 16kg of explosives:

Nepal expels Pakistan diplomat

In 2003, Mohammed Masood, an upper division clerk in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Kathmandu Embassy was expelled for possessing Forged Indian Currency Notes:

Nepal expels embassy employee

In 2014, Sri Lanka expelled Amir Zubair Siddiqui who was operating in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s Colombo High Commission under pressure from India:

Suspected ISI diplomat has left Lanka

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Postby arun » 07 Feb 2015 09:04

Pakistan's venting over Kashmir provides stage for militants : Kashmir Solidarity Day, celebrated annually in Pakistan, allows jihadist groups to air their anger over the disputed region. Just last month, the prime minister announced a 'zero tolerance' policy for militancy.” :

Christian Science Monitor

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Postby arun » 07 Feb 2015 09:09

X Posted from the “Pakistani Role In Global Terrorism” thread.

Pakistan’s double standards on terrorism:

Niti Central

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Postby arun » 07 Feb 2015 11:38

X Posted from the STFUP thread.



When narcotics slip across the Line of Control from Islamic Republic of Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir, it would be prudent of India to investigate if this smuggling attempt was a Mohammadden Terrorist financing ploy conducted by the Uniformed Jihadi’s of the Punjabi dominated Military of Pakistan, especially its intelligence arm, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate aka ISID aka ISI.

Anyway, narcotics is not the only undesirable thing that trade with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will bring India.

Trade with the Islamic Republic will also bring into India, Explosives, Arms, Ammunition and Forged Indian Currency Notes. The people to people contact necessary to carry on trade will bring Mohammadden Terrorists, Polio Virus and illegal immigrants belonging to minority Mohammadden sects who are being persecuted in the Islamic Republic for not being pure enough like Ahmadiyya’s The payment mechanism necessary to facilitate trade will bring in financing for Mohammadden terrorism. Then India will have to put up with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan arbitrarily detaining Indian citizens and assets out of nothing but pique as reported in this case and also in the case the last time drugs were seized by India.

Best that India stop all trade and contact with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Trade with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan simply has too much of a downside.

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Postby Haresh » 08 Feb 2015 23:21

The radical cleric building a militia in the heart of Islamabad
Maulana Abdul Aziz, the cleric of the Red Mosque and one of the most dangerous men in Pakistan, tells the Telegraph if the country does not implement Islamic law, he and his followers “will solve it”.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... mabad.html

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Postby arun » 14 Feb 2015 17:49

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s H&D seems to have been trampled by the United Nations Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Islamic Republic “suspects Indian manoeuvring to keep Islamabad globally blacklisted on account of deficiencies in Pakistan’s anti-money laundering regimes relative to global standards set by the FATF” per Express Tribune.

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan could very well be right. Hindustan Times reports “India and the US on Thursday decided to further boost efforts to address the issue of illicit money transfers for terrorism, money laundering and other illegal activities. The agreement came after the 5th Indo-US Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue, attended by the US treasury secretary Jacob J Lew and finance minister Arun Jaitley.” Goes on to quote a Government Statement as saying “We reiterated our commitment to target the financial networks and fund-raising activities of terrorist organisations such as LeT, JuD, Jaishe-e-Mohammad, the Haqqani Network, D-Company, Al Qaida, ISIL, and individual terrorists associated with these organisations".

Express Tribune Article:

Money laundering forum: Pakistan to protest UN task force’s hostility

Hindustan Times Article:

India, US come together to combat terror funding

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Postby arun » 15 Feb 2015 13:44

The US Legislatures House Committee on Foreign Affairs issues a press release recommending the need for condition of combatting Mohammadden Terrorism be imposed on the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in return for US assistance.

Mohammadden Terrorist Groups against whom the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is required to take action includes groups sponsored by State Actors of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that target India like the LeT and JuD:

Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Press Secretary Kerry on Pakistan’s Failure to Combat Terrorists

Feb 12, 2015

Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Committee’s Ranking Member, sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry to express their serious concern about Pakistan’s failure to combat Islamist terrorist groups operating within its territory.

In the letter to Secretary Kerry, Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel write: “The United States should pursue a different approach with the Pakistani Government. We urge you to consider implementing travel restrictions, suspending portions of assistance, and sanctioning Pakistani officials that maintain relationships with designated terrorist groups. Such an approach would make clear that the U.S. and Pakistan cannot have a true strategic partnership until Pakistan cuts all ties with terrorist organizations and renounces its use as an instrument of state policy.”

The signed letter to Secretary Kerry is available HERE.

The text of the letter follows:

February 12, 2015

The Honorable John F. Kerry
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20520

Dear Mr. Secretary:

We remain deeply concerned that Pakistan has failed to take meaningful action against key Islamist terrorist groups operating within its territory. Like you, we were horrified by the December attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar which killed almost 150 people, mostly school children. This recent attack has only heightened our concerns.

As you know, while the Government of Pakistan has taken some steps to disrupt al-Qaeda and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), it has done much less to combat other designated foreign terrorist groups such as Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LET), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, and Jaish-e-Muhammad. This selective approach appears to stem from a misguided belief that some terrorist groups serve Pakistan’s foreign policy goals in India and Afghanistan.

We appreciate that you and other senior level Administration officials regularly raise the need to confront these groups with Pakistani officials. Yet it does not appear that this engagement has resulted in any real change in Pakistan’s policies.

We welcome Pakistan’s recent announcement that it will soon ban the Haqqani network, but are skeptical that this will result in any real change to Pakistan’s policy. After all, groups like LET and JuD are ostensibly banned and still able to operate with virtual impunity. Just days ago, on January 25, JuD held a rally in Karachi that appeared to have taken place with government permission. Indeed, given Pakistan’s history of support for terrorist groups, we are concerned that an outright ban will never come.

The United States should pursue a different approach with the Pakistani Government. We urge you to consider implementing travel restrictions, suspending portions of assistance, and sanctioning Pakistani officials that maintain relationships with designated terrorist groups. Such an approach would make clear that the U.S. and Pakistan cannot have a true strategic partnership until Pakistan cuts all ties with terrorist organizations and renounces its use as an instrument of state policy.

Mr. Secretary, Pakistan has been devastated by terrorism. Indeed, in 2013, more than 3,000 Pakistanis were killed as a result of terrorist attacks. Thousands of Pakistani soldiers have been killed and local communities have been brutalized. If Pakistan’s long-term prospects are to improve for all its people, its leaders must make a clear break from the policies of the past.

We appreciate your personal commitment to the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and look forward to working with you to address this issue and other critical foreign policy matters in the coming year.

Sincerely,

EDWARD R. ROYCE
Chairman

ELIOT L. ENGEL
Ranking Member

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Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

Postby Tuvaluan » 15 Feb 2015 19:38

US spokesperson Jen Paki's feigning ignorance of this letter in press briefings pretty much says this letter will be ignored by the SD, like others before it. The US SD has no intention of stopping paying rent money to the paki army anytime soon.

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The Twitter Feed of “Real Zaid Hamid” (Clicky):

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Postby arun » 28 Feb 2015 10:33

X Posted from the STFUP thread.

Feb. 26, 2015 statement of US’s Director of National Intelligence, James R Clapper, to the US Senate Armed Services Committee titled “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” recognises the Islamic Republic of Pakistan's role in fomenting Mohammadden Terrorism:

Pakistan

Pakistan will probably continue to implement some economic reforms and target anti-Pakistan militants and their activities.

Prime Minister Sharifs promises to address economic, energy, and security issues almost certainly fell short of high public expectations. Furthermore, his standing weakened when he reportedly asked the Army to step in and handle opposition protests in late 2014.

We assess that Islamabad will approve some additional economic reforms in 2015. Undertaking future economic and energy reforms will be more challenging and will probably face greater political and popular opposition.

The Pakistan Government will probably focus in 2015 on diminishing the capabilities of the Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP), which claimed the attack on a school in December--leaving over 100 children dead.

We judge that Pakistan will aim to establish positive rapport with the new Afghan Government, but longstanding distrust and unresolved disputes between the countries will prevent substantial progress.

Pakistan's provision of safe haven to Lashkar-e Tayyiba will probably continue to be a key irritant in relations with India.

India

…………..{Snipped}…………….. lndia wants to maintain a stable peace with Pakistan but views Pakistan as a direct terrorism threat and a regional source of instability.

lndia is concerned about the stability of Afghanistan and its own presence there following the drawdown of international forces and is looking for options to blunt the influence of Pakistani-supported groups and ensure that Afghanistan does not revert to a haven for anti-lndian militants. …………..{Snipped}……………..


From here:

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Postby arun » 01 Mar 2015 14:30

X Posted from the “26/11/2008: Never Forgive. Never Forget” thread.

Hindustan Times cites BBC Urdu on the hotel atmosphere and privileges granted by the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Mohammadden Terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi:

…………………… Lakhvi, 55, and six other terror suspects indicted for the assault on India’s financial hub live in several rooms located next to the jailer’s office in the sprawling Adiala Jail. They have the jailer's permission to have a television, mobile phones, access to internet, and visitors, BBC Urdu reported.

"He (Lakhvi) can receive any number of guests, any time of day or night, seven days a week," one unnamed jail official was quoted as saying in the report. The visitors require no special permission and they do not even need to identify themselves to jail authorities.

The report also substantiated a claim that has for long been made by Indian and US officials – that Lakhvi continues to direct the LeT’s operations from jail. Lakhvi's “uninterrupted access to guests, mobile phone and the internet has kept him in effective contact with the LeT rank and file”, it said. ……………………………..

"On an average, he receives about 100 visitors every day; they are escorted to his private quarters where they can meet him without the watch of jail guards, and can stay for as long as they like," he said. ……………………………..

The report, which described Lakhvi as one of “Pakistan's most notorious prisoners”, said he was living in “relative luxury despite the government's protestations that it is cracking down on militants”.

“This would be unthinkable anywhere else, but elements in the Pakistani establishment are known to have provided such facilities to certain jailed militant commanders who they believe they may need in future for reasons of national security,” the report said. ………………………….


From Here:

Mumbai attack mastermind Lakhvi's luxury time in jail: Access to phones, visitors

Article from the BBC on the same subject:

Mumbai attacks suspect Lakhvi's luxury jail time

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Postby jrjrao » 05 Mar 2015 03:42

Pakistani man guilty in Al Qaeda plot to attack NYC subway
NEW YORK – A Pakistani man was found guilty Wednesday in a failed Al Qaeda bomb plot after a New York trial that featured spies in disguise, evidence from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and the defendant's questioning of an admitted co-conspirator.

In her closing argument, Assistant U.S. Attorney Zainab Ahmed told jurors the arrests of Naseer and other members of his cell averted mass murder. The government alleged Naseer had received bomb-making instruction in Pakistan in 2008.

"If the defendant hadn't been stopped, hundreds of innocent men, women and children wouldn't be alive today," Ahmed said.

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Postby arun » 06 Mar 2015 18:55

Originating in Islamic Republic of Pakistan, UK born Chemistry Teacher Jamshed Javeed jailed for attempt to indulge in Mohammadden Terrorism. Being born outside the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and being educated was clearly not enough to drum out the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s national predilection for indulging in Mohammadden Terrorism:

Chemistry teacher Jamshed Javeed jailed for Syria jihad plan

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http://www.nationalpost.com/m/wp/blog.h ... ronto-cbsa

ISIS sympathizer arrested after plotting to bomb U.S. consulate in Toronto: CBSA



TORONTO — A Pakistani man arrested by immigration officials this week is an ISIS supporter who had plotted to bomb financial buildings and the U.S. consulate in Toronto, the Canada Border Service Agency alleged at a hearing Wednesday.

Jhanzab Malik, who came to Canada as a student in 2004, told an undercover police officer he had attended training camps in Libya and wanted to build an explosive device to conduct attacks in Toronto, the CBSA said.

The planning was elaborate, including discussing with the undercover officer the video message they would leave behind in order to inspire others

Believing the undercover officer was a veteran of combat in Bosnia, he attempted to recruit him by showing him ISIS beheading videos and encouraging him to watch the lectures of al Qaida figure Anwar Al-Awlaki.

He was arrested on Monday following what the CBSA called a “lengthy investigation” by the RCMP Integrated National Security Enforcement Team in Toronto. He faces no criminal charges at this point but is being deported.

Had the man he attempted to recruit not been an undercover officer, “mass destruction and possible loss of life would have been the result,” CBSA officer Jessica Lourenco told the Immigration and Refugee Board.

“He indicated his support of the attackers in Paris,” she said, referring to the deadly attack on the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

“The planning was elaborate, including discussing with the undercover officer the video message they would leave behind in order to inspire others,” Lourenco said.

Since arriving in Canada, Mr. Malik made several trips abroad that the government has been unable to explain. He became a landed immigrant in 2009 after he was sponsored by his wife, from whom he is now separated. He has been arrested several times for fraud and violent crimes.

Mass destruction and possible loss of life would have been the result

The government is attempting to deport him on the grounds he is a security threat. The hearing in Toronto, which occurred under tight security, was to determine whether he should be detained while Ottawa tries to deport him.

He was ordered detained.

Appearing by video conference from the detention centre in Lindsay, Ont., Mr. Malik remained quiet during the proceedings, dressed in an orange jumpsuit. His lawyer made no arguments at the detention hearing. A decision is pending.

On Monday, his lawyer Anser Farooq said Mr. Malik had contacted him following his arrest by the CBSA but had no details. He said Mr. Malik had been question by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service in the past.

The arrest followed the Oct. 27 apprehension of another Pakistani citizen, Mohammed Aqeeq Ansari, who was picked up in Toronto following an RCMP investigation called Project Seashell. A hearing to decide whether to deport Mr. Ansari to Pakistan concluded last Wednesday.

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Postby arun » 14 Mar 2015 09:23

Jo Faislabad mein g@ndμ woh Fort Lauderdale mein bhi g@ndμ.

US Nationality and upbringing is not enough to prevent two brothers born in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan from indulging in the Islamic Republic’s national past time of committing acts of Mohammadden Terrorism:

Pakistani brothers plead guilty to New York terror plot : The brothers, Raees and Sheheryar Qazi, face as many as 35 and 20 years in prison, respectively. They will be sentenced June 5.

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arun wrote:Mohammadden Terrorist group TTP accepts responsibility for above Lahore demonstration of the IEDology of Pakistan confirming it to be a case of Intra-Abrahamic bloodletting with Mohammaddens dishing it out to adherents of Christism.

Meanwhile death toll in demonstration of IEDology of Pakistan has climbed to 10 and Police inform that attacks were carried out on two separate Christist Churches, on of Protestant sect and other of Catholic sect:

10 dead, 50 injured in twin blasts near church in Lahore


X Posted from the “Oppression of minorities in Pakistan”.

Comments of BJP Spokesperson Nalin Kohli after the twin demonstrations of the IEDology of Pakistan in Lahore Churches today.

“Pakistan is definitely one of the most unsafe places now and regularly such kinds of incidents are taking place even targeted specifically to the minorities within Pakistan. Pakistan will not be able to solve or achieve victory in its fight against terror if it is going to maintain a duplicity in its approach of good terrorists, bad terrorists"


"You can't support those terrorists who do action against India and protect them, and take action against those who actually perpetrate terror in Pakistan"


Pakistan won't be able to solve or achieve victory in its fight against terror: BJP

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http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation ... 55772.html

Apportioning blame on Pakistan for being the ‘fountainhead’ of terrorism and using it as ‘instrument of state policy’, the Ministry of Defence, in its annual report, has cautioned India’s western neighbour of ‘ramifications on bilateral relations’.

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The 240-page document says: “Pakistan continues to remain the fountainhead of terrorism in the region.” The report adds that Pakistan’s quest for strategic depth in Afghanistan continues to drive its policy of support the Taliban.

“The expanding footprints of extremist and terrorist organisations in Pakistan and their linkages with terrorist activities in J&K and the rest of India pose a major security challenge to India, with severe ramifications on bilateral relations as well as to peace and security of the region,” the report said.

“Terrorism as an instrument of state policy has deep roots in Pakistani military establishment,” the report says, noting that “ceasefire violations and infiltrations from the Pakistani territory are major obstacles and source of concern” to a dialogue between the two countries.

“A meaningful dialogue requires an environment free from terror and violence,” the report said, adding that India was committed to resolve all issues with Pakistan under the Simla agreement (1972) and the Lahore declaration (1999).

The existence of terrorist camps across the international border and Line of Control (LoC), instances of ceasefire violations, attempted infiltrations and transgressions demonstrate the challenges faced by India, the document says.

“Pakistan has continued with its policy of selective approach to tackling terrorist groups operating from its territory… which do not serve the interests of regional peace and security.”

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Postby Philip » 19 Mar 2015 19:22

Is anything new? :mrgreen:

Pak continues to remain fountainhead of terrorism: MoD report
Supporting terrorist activities has severe ramifications on bilateral relations, Pak told
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation ... 55772.html

Ajay Banerjee
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, March 19
Apportioning blame on Pakistan for being the ‘fountainhead’ of terrorism and using it as ‘instrument of state policy’, the Ministry of Defence, in its annual report, has cautioned India’s western neighbour of ‘ramifications on bilateral relations’.
In its recent report, the ministry also expresses concern over China’s growing military might and its assertiveness in the disputed hydrocarbon rich South China Sea.
The 240-page document says: “Pakistan continues to remain the fountainhead of terrorism in the region.” The report adds that Pakistan’s quest for strategic depth in Afghanistan continues to drive its policy of support the Taliban.
“The expanding footprints of extremist and terrorist organisations in Pakistan and their linkages with terrorist activities in J&K and the rest of India pose a major security challenge to India, with severe ramifications on bilateral relations as well as to peace and security of the region,” the report said.
“Terrorism as an instrument of state policy has deep roots in Pakistani military establishment,” the report says, noting that “ceasefire violations and infiltrations from the Pakistani territory are major obstacles and source of concern” to a dialogue between the two countries.
“A meaningful dialogue requires an environment free from terror and violence,” the report said, adding that India was committed to resolve all issues with Pakistan under the Simla agreement (1972) and the Lahore declaration (1999).
The existence of terrorist camps across the international border and Line of Control (LoC), instances of ceasefire violations, attempted infiltrations and transgressions demonstrate the challenges faced by India, the document says.
“Pakistan has continued with its policy of selective approach to tackling terrorist groups operating from its territory… which do not serve the interests of regional peace and security.”
On China, the report asserts that India’s stake in maintaining peace in the Asia Pacific Region. Without naming the South China Sea, the report says “countries must exercise restraint”.
Beijing is the dominant player in the hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea and threatens to control a greater part of it. Beijing’s overlapping claims with Brunei, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam has tensed up matters. India has interests in oil bocks off the coast of Vietnam and maintaining freedom of navigation.
The US Energy Administration estimates that 11 billion barrels (bbl) of oil reserves and 190 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas reserves are available in the South China Sea.
“India has important political economic, commercial and social interests in the Asia-Pacific and has stake in the continued pace and stability in the region,” the report says.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama, in their meeting in New Delhi in January, had unveiled a ‘Joint Strategic Vision for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region’, which talked about the “importance of safeguarding maritime security and ensuring freedom of navigation and over flight throughout the region, especially in the South China Sea”.
Earlier this month, Admiral Harry B Harris Jr, who heads the Pacific Fleet of the United States Pacific Command (USPACOM), on a visit to India said China’s activities in the South China Seas were a ‘cause of concern’.


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