Posts Tagged ‘TTP’

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Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould, the husband-wife couple behind Invisible History: Afghanistan’s Untold Story (2009) and Crossing Zero: The AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire (2010), recently discussed the C.I.A connections with Afghan militant networks through Pakistani intelligence agencies with Paul Jay at The Real News Network.

Part One – WikiLeaks—The Pakistan Connection (13:15):

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A study confirms Pakistan intelligence is pulling the strings of the primary resistance networks in Afghanistan as an internal Pentagon document states it could be the “Saudi Arabia of lithium”, as a geological survey ‘conservatively’ estimates over $908bn in untapped resources.

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Seymour Hersh’s most recent article features a sick peek into the mind of a relatively honest president and explores the safety of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal.

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Tuesday, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told reporters that the technology and skill of the U.S. gives reason to believe it may know Osama bin Laden’s safe haven. Today, President Barack Obama met with his national security team in a meeting that—Karen Travers and Martha Raddatz report at ABC News—focused on Pakistan.

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