US close to adding Haqqani network to terror list
US officials said Haqqani insurgents were linked to the recent attack on the US embassy and other sites. The insurgents launched the attack from this construction site.
September 27th, 2011
09:02 PM ET

US close to adding Haqqani network to terror list

By Jill Dougherty and Elise Labott

The United States will soon designate the Haqqani network, the al Qaeda-linked group considered to be a major threat against U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, as a foreign terrorist organization, U.S. officials tell CNN.

The anticipated move by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which would freeze assets, comes after several high-profile attacks on U.S. and NATO troops, as well as Afghan government and civilian targets, and public warnings from U.S. military officials that the Pakistan government refuses to stop the group from operating.

One official said action will be taken "fairly soon."

Under an executive order the State Department targeted what it calls the "kingpins" of the Haqqani network, including financiers, leadership and some of its most dangerous operatives. In 2008 it targeted Siraj Haqqani, in 2011 Badruddin Haqqani and Sangeen Zadran. The Treasury Department designated Nasiruddin Haqqani in 2010, and Khalil Haqqani, Ahmed Jan Zadran and Fazl Rabi in 2011.

Members of Congress, however, have been pressing for the entire organization to be named. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Michigan, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said he'd asked for the designation.

"I've repeatedly written to Secretary Clinton to press to have the Haqqani group added to the State Department's list of foreign terrorist organizations to make more tools available to our government agencies to sanction that organization," Levin said at a committee hearing last week. "This step is long overdue."

"I think everyone's just trying to think through what the potential repercussions are and make sure that we keep open our options and our own national security interests," one senior administration official told CNN.

That official said the move could be more symbolic than anything.

"There is a question about how much this would actually do because it freezes Haqqani assets in U.S. banks," the official said. The group does not have a lot of money in U.S. banks, according to another official.

The administration has had high-level discussions in the past about designating the Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist organization. Some in the military felt it was warranted and pushed for the designation, according to two senior U.S. officials.

But the Obama administration had resisted listing the group out of concern that it would drive the Haqqanis away from a possible peace deal. The group, with its links to other Taliban entities, was considered integral to the political reconciliation the U.S. was hoping to move forward, according to two senior U.S. officials.

Matthew Levitt of The Washington Institute told CNN, "To the extent one believes you can reconcile, you would want to not antagonize them in a moment when they are coming in from the cold."

He says, however, that "every indication is that the Haqqani network is getting more extreme and is affiliated with whichever radical element is active at the time." Recent attacks by the group, he says, have shown that "they have not responded to reconciliation."

Ultimately the administration took a smaller step of designating some leaders in the group on an executive order

"Once we fingered the Haqqanis for the deaths of Americans I don't see how we don't designate them but there have been valid reasons why we haven't done it to date," a third U.S. official said.

But the official disputed that this was done in reaction to Adm. Mike Mullen's comments last week. Mullen, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, accused Pakistan's top intelligence agency of supporting the Haqqani network and its attacks against U.S. targets in Afghanistan.

"The decision to list would have been made anyway, I don't think Mullen's statements drove this ... it might have accelerated the decision a little bit. But the real issue is relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan," the official said.

Once a final decision is made, the process takes approximately two to three weeks to enact. When Clinton decides to designate the group, the decision goes to the Treasury and Justice departments to get their sign-off. After that Congress is notified.

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    September 29, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Reply
    • Ramerez

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      September 29, 2011 at 4:52 pm | Reply
    • Indian

      Anthony, As an Indian I don't mind your hate filled words directed against us but I will request you not to equate us with pakistanis. Nothing is worse than to be compared with pakistanis. Please please please.

      October 3, 2011 at 5:08 am | Reply
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    September 29, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Reply
  11. Socrates

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    September 28, 2011 at 5:03 pm | Reply
  12. ISMAILI GIRL

    3 Indians getting award from white house for science and development ...

    pakistanies busy killing people

    September 28, 2011 at 11:47 am | Reply
    • ABdul

      muslim is only muslim no shia sunni wahabi or isamaili and if you are muslim then u should not abused pakistan but if u insist than fuck you too motherfucker......................next time control your emotions while writing about pakistan you traitors

      September 28, 2011 at 7:51 pm | Reply
      • ismaili girl

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        September 29, 2011 at 12:20 am |
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      September 29, 2011 at 3:08 pm | Reply
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    September 28, 2011 at 9:15 am | Reply
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      September 29, 2011 at 3:10 pm | Reply
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    September 28, 2011 at 9:11 am | Reply
    • Amjad ALi

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      i am a Indian i m proud to say it. but 40 % of india is still in the hand of Naxals and u people dont know about it.
      North east is in the hand of christian terrorist who don't allow hindus to do durga puja and hindu festivals.and u know most of these christains terrorist are sponsore by Ur USA. if u dont know then find it first. USA is not our friend She is stabing us in the back, they support tripura indepence bill in UN,Assam Independece and many more anti-indian bills.read the latest news about how ngo helping Naxal to fight against India.in india nearly 4000 Ngos are there and all are christains Ngo who illegally get money from foregin counries. and they bought gun and bomb from china,myanmar,banglaesh to supply christian terrorist in northeast who forcing innocent hindus to convert to christian on Gun point...... Just Study first and then say USA and India are friends.

      September 29, 2011 at 1:27 am | Reply
      • pv

        Paki .. faking as Hindu/Indian. Shame on you Paki

        September 29, 2011 at 9:47 am |
      • ismaili girl

        hahahah loser ..all pakies wanna be indians ... dont worry may be 1 day when will take over

        September 29, 2011 at 11:51 am |
    • Diamonds

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      September 29, 2011 at 3:11 pm | Reply
  15. Nada

    NaPaki beta, bakro chodo aka love goat.

    September 28, 2011 at 4:27 am | Reply
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      September 29, 2011 at 3:12 pm | Reply
  16. who cares

    India had always supported the Soviets but Pakistan sided with the Americans against the Soviets. Indians still hate Americans and they would still switch sides if they will again get a chance but America supporting these Indians against Pakistan is bit surprising? Pakistan and America always had good relations even before the 9/11 attacks. Why India is so important for United States than Pakistan? only because Pakistan has nuclear weapons which is only there so these Indians wont attack us? Why America speaking the language of these Indians and calling the most powerful establishments of Pakistan a terrorist? Pakistanis are still surprised the way America is reacting now.

    September 28, 2011 at 2:37 am | Reply
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    Words from an Indian – Peace& Love is the answer to the future. Hate and Aggression are just Baggage !!!

    September 28, 2011 at 1:53 am | Reply
    • who cares

      Give Kashmir back to the Kashmiris. There could be a possibility of peace once that happens.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:56 am | Reply
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        the day you pple will give is rights to balochies , sindhies will think about it

        September 28, 2011 at 10:00 am |
    • oh yeah

      o bhai indian taai... oooos tatti force hai... faug kam gashtiyann zada htay ko bhool jao... dunya ki sab se phusoot rondooo fauj hai.... aik aik pakistani aik hazar hindi bachiyon ko chode ga... tum asal fauj se pala dalo ... pehlay nappy pehn ke lodo....twaadee bunddd hai 4 good!!

      September 28, 2011 at 2:02 am | Reply
      • Hain?

        Seriously ?

        September 28, 2011 at 8:20 am |
  19. who cares

    Historians had told these illiterate Americans that nobody in this history could ever defeat these Pashtuns or Haqqanis or Talibans or whatever name you can use for them. These people cannot be ever defeated. Robert Gates even called Rumsfeld a brainless moron for sending American troops in Afghanistan. Ask the Soviets or the British or Moguls who lost against these Talibans. These are the facts. Nobody can ever defeat these people and nobody will. Only you can negotiate with them otherwise just pack your bags.

    September 28, 2011 at 1:44 am | Reply
    • Ghulam Sakhi

      You see, a Pakistani like you would like to stir fear among people that pashtoon this and pashtoon that. While deep down you know once the United States leaves, the same pashtoon who defeated the British, Russia and the United States will become enslave by the Punjabee Pakis.

      Here is your homework. Why is that Pashtoon who have defeated and destroyed all the great empires of the world cannot defeat the Pakistanis? If you can answer it, then the State Department would love to talk to you and you can quit your job right away too.

      September 28, 2011 at 2:06 am | Reply
      • who cares

        Pakistan have never attacked Afghanistan but Pakistan had helped these Afghans to fight against the Soviets. Talibans were never called terrorists. They had never attacked anyone before. America had attacked them first and they are fighting back to take their country back just the way they did against the Soviets. Talibans were never involved in the 9/11 attacks or any other terror networks. It was a complete setup that was used against them so now they are teaching Americans what they already taught the Soviets. Watch movie "Avatar". These people can be potrayed as "navi's"

        September 28, 2011 at 2:21 am |
      • Ghulam Sakhi

        Do you f***** know how the taliban came to power in Afghanistan? Do you know the history of Pashtoon manipulation by the Pakis? Did you know what the Taliban did in Afghanistan during their short stay in power? Did you know that the Taliban did not represent the majority of people in Afghanistan. Did you know once the Pakis stop helping the taliban in Afghanistan, life will come back to normalcy in Afghanistan?

        One thing is needed is that Paki pashtoon should rise against Pakistan and get their independence.

        September 28, 2011 at 2:32 am |
    • Reauland

      You're so absolutely right. We could never possibly defeat the Talibs. We should have seen that that whole having little to no infrastructure, widespread tribal mentality, rabid close-minded religious fanaticism, and allowing us to attempt to fight a "humane" war against opponents who have no compunction whatsoever about killing their own neighbors; that all these factors were merely part of their impregnable "national defense." Bravo! You really suckered us illiterate Americans in there, Talibs. The Brits should have told us!

      Furthermore, you know how easy it is to keep a rolling guerrilla campaign such as the one the Talibs conduct going and call it not being defeated? If months were to pass where none of those ignorant, close-minded fools managed to kill someone then successfully bombed another school bus, would that count as further evidence of the "invincible" Taliban? You know that guerrilla warfare and terrorism are the go-to tactics for anyone, anywhere, and any time they find themselves hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned?

      Ever stop to wonder why they're always outnumbered? Could it be that(gasp!) the majority of the human populace aren't self-deluded, kill-crazy fanatics who think that the best system of government in the world is built around religious laws laid down a millennium and a half ago by a guy who quite obviously viewed religion as a tool to control the masses?

      P.S. Can any nation capable of turning another nation into one big, radioactive parking lot, if only they so chose, ever truly be said to have "lost" a war? Conversely, do you think that anyone ever wins one? The Taliban's "courageous perseverance" relies on the humanity of their enemies. Remember that.

      September 29, 2011 at 8:31 am | Reply
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    September 28, 2011 at 1:34 am | Reply
    • Amjad ALi

      America is not Perfect this sentence is the only true part of ur comment.
      America is the only country who fought illegal battle with other countries just to show her military power. but they failed many time in history like Vietnam,Iraq,Afganistan,Cuba,Somalia,Sudan,lebanon,Saudi Arabia and many more countries in-spite of military power.
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      September 29, 2011 at 1:19 am | Reply
  21. MarineDad05

    The US should also classify several members of the Pakistani ISI as terrorists, if for nothing else other than the fact that Adm. Mullen specifically stating the top members of the ISI were involved.

    My guess is that Paksitanis in this forum like their government will not believe anything the US says, and will keep feeding us the same malarkey they fed us when Bin Laden was hiding right under their noses.

    Welll, the Pakistanis may think the US government is dumb, but it's the same story once bitten, twice shy.

    This time around, the US government will not be so benevolent.

    September 28, 2011 at 1:29 am | Reply
    • who cares

      I think Pakistan should give few Nukes to Iran so all these wars would end at the same time because once Iran gets those nukes then Israel would never attack Iran and then we could have a stalemate where America should also be careful of invading other countries.

      September 28, 2011 at 2:01 am | Reply
  22. who cares

    Haqqani network controls 90% of Afghanistaan and once America leaves they will come into power again so what's the point of putting them on the terrorist list. Nobody cares. Even Hammas does not care. Pretty soon China is going to put America on the terrorist list too for invading other countries.

    September 28, 2011 at 1:23 am | Reply
    • ISMAILI GIRL

      bhori ke tere tatte teri salwaar main phas gya kya?? tum salle pakistanio ne duniya ka tamasha bana diya hai ...just go away you fvkers let us all live in peace

      September 28, 2011 at 10:12 am | Reply
  23. Nasir

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-09-28/u-s-refrains-from-declaring-haqqani-terrorist-group-on-pakistan-concerns.html

    September 28, 2011 at 1:22 am | Reply
  24. Jon

    Either we leave Afghanistan or level it, this half azz shyt needs to stop.

    September 28, 2011 at 1:13 am | Reply
  25. Pakistani

    The Pakistan leadership has got up and they have realized that regional cooperation is more important than the cooperation with dying super power, the loser of vietnam, iraq and afghanistan. So we have developed good relation with India, Russia and our relations are always good with China. The vice President of CHINA visited Pak yesterday and assured of its cooperation in case U.S tries to send its troops to Pakistan for death. Love you people of USA but these capitalists wall street people are just fooling you. Wake up please and let this wold a heaven like it was before 2000

    September 28, 2011 at 12:56 am | Reply
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      September 28, 2011 at 1:08 am | Reply
      • who cares

        Don't worry you guys drink your own MOOT so we are good!

        September 28, 2011 at 1:27 am |
      • NS

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        September 28, 2011 at 1:37 am |
    • butt

      The question is if those countries want to do anything with you, given the fact that pakistan is a terrorist country.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:16 am | Reply
    • Ghulam Sakhi

      It's very easy for the United States to start a civil war in Pukistan.

      September 28, 2011 at 2:08 am | Reply
  26. Tony

    Don't buy it people. This is the new villain they desperately need to keep people gripped in fear and to justify their patriot act crap. Alqaeda is all played out and they need fresh reasons to scam more money out of us and take more civil liberties away. Enough already.

    September 28, 2011 at 12:52 am | Reply
    • Pakistani

      absolutely right.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:59 am | Reply
    • who cares

      quite right.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:25 am | Reply
  27. trying2save

    The only thing regular about Pakistan is the regularity with which pakistan springs terrorist organisations.
    This country is doomed unless its people rise and destroy this terrorist nonsense and the business of terrorism some pakistanis engage in.

    September 28, 2011 at 12:49 am | Reply
  28. drogo, the stallion that mounted the world

    Oh dear, we know they are terrorist, but we don't want to offend anyone. What is wrong with this picture?

    September 28, 2011 at 12:44 am | Reply
  29. Pakistani

    Lolz as if we are responsible to provide security to world's most powerful security forces in Afghanistan and all around the world? C'mon you cowards, you have lost the war in Afghanistan, you still are not able to control Afghans and Irag even after 10 years of invasion. You are running away now and blaming us for your failure. U.S plus 42 NATO countries and sill they cant win? Super Power? HUH!

    September 28, 2011 at 12:43 am | Reply
    • Muhammad

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      September 28, 2011 at 12:50 am | Reply
    • who cares

      Correct. America is frustrated that they have lost the war like they had lost in Vietnam and now they are blaming Pakistan for their defeat. Haqqanis still control 90% of Afghanistan. Is Pakistan helping them? They are of course on their own. They have been fighting from the times of British so they know how to fight. They beat the Soviets too. They are Afghan tribes who fight with absolute unity and that is why they are winning. Pakistan would never create more trouble by messing with these people. Never

      September 28, 2011 at 2:10 am | Reply
  30. Lance

    WTF? How can the Haqqani networks not already be a designated terrorist network? We should be considering adding the ISI as a terrorist network, not the Haqqani. I know how to deal with Pakistan. Let's subsidize some Indian government military bases on the border of Pakistan... how about a couple hundred F16s, predator drones, M1 tanks. We can call it stimulus spending for the US jobs at home.

    September 28, 2011 at 12:38 am | Reply
    • Pakistani

      oh how about 18 crore Pakistani and 1.5 billion Chinese defending themselves with all the latest weapons you may mention :) Its not a piece of cake for you. You can even win the Afghan war, the afghanis who live in caves and only have AK47. We are much stronger.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:46 am | Reply
      • PAK IS SATAN

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        September 28, 2011 at 12:50 am |
      • butt

        We how strong you are. We remember your army soldiers surrenderin to local taliban in hundreds and speak for your self cuz china is neither your biological parent or stupid.

        September 28, 2011 at 1:26 am |
      • NS

        that after you stab china in the back for east turkestan or before?

        September 28, 2011 at 1:43 am |
    • who cares

      Pakistan will loan few nukes to the Haqqanis and some Nukes to Iran and rest will be tested on Bombay and Bangalore. America economy is not as powerful as China who is a Pakistani back so just pack your bags and get going. Tataa

      September 28, 2011 at 1:32 am | Reply
      • Hain?

        If you give nukes to haqqani, what will it accomplish ?

        One dirty or clean nuke in USA will make your country flat for sure, Americans are so paranoid about security, they will even shoot at aliens if they found one. What can you max do, Nuke India ? but India does have second strike capability and you dont.

        Why will china come to rescue you, do you have anything to offer to them ?

        September 28, 2011 at 8:32 am |
    • who cares

      America is going to ask for another bailout. Their Dollar will soon become Japanese Yen.They cannot even afford to go to war with a small Caribbean island. All Pakistan will have to do is to cut the main supply line and that will completely devalue the American dollar.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:37 am | Reply
    • Jimfanai

      Wonderful efforts Susan, I am ieperssmd by your work and you are doing for Pakistan in your own capacity. I don't find any accurate word or sentence THANK YOU as a common Pakistani.I wish I could be one of like you to help and create something wonderful for any other people even I have never been in and never got interaction physically.THANK YOU SO MUCH

      October 10, 2012 at 6:35 am | Reply
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    September 28, 2011 at 12:26 am | Reply
  33. John Doe

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    September 28, 2011 at 12:25 am | Reply
    • You know better

      Oh the same weapons that crashed in one raid due to a technical reason giving Pakistan the details about what they will be facing.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:27 am | Reply
      • John Doe

        Yeah, I kind of exaggerated there but still. No one can compete with the US and Europe.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:30 am |
    • who cares

      America is not a super power anymore and NATO also cannot afford to go to more wars because they are also broke now. Wars don't run economies. Osama Bin Laden had worn America out. America wasted trillions of dollars to catch him but he now America has no money left to even pay it's small bills.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:54 am | Reply
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  34. Aravind

    Google ranks Pakistan No. 1 in the world in searches for pornographic terms, outranking every other country in the world in searches per person for certain sex-related content.

    Pakistan is top dog in searches per-person for "horse sex" since 2004, "donkey sex" since 2007, "rape pictures" between 2004 and 2009, "rape sex" since 2004, "child sex" between 2004 and 2007 and since 2009, "animal sex" since 2004 and "dog sex" since 2005, according to Google Trends and Google Insights, features of Google that generate data based on popular search terms.

    September 28, 2011 at 12:21 am | Reply
    • bruce6va

      Sounds like someone's been doing quite a bit of "research".

      September 28, 2011 at 12:33 am | Reply
    • agile

      If you were smelly, and had a belly wiggling like jelly, you (oh yes you!) would pursue animals too. Poor Paki – so desperate, so tacky.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:44 am | Reply
    • who cares

      and Google Search and YouTube ranks Indian Hindus for being the most hateful people on earth.

      September 28, 2011 at 2:11 am | Reply
    • Hain?

      And Camel Sex

      Wtf, pakis are going to right path

      September 28, 2011 at 8:36 am | Reply
  35. APACHE!

    FUCK PAKISTAN AND FUCK YOU STANK ASS RAGHEADS!!!

    September 28, 2011 at 12:20 am | Reply
  36. July Faction

    I hope the US finds and kills whoever attacked our building in Afghanistan recently just like we ambushed Bin Ladin. Unlike a lot people commenting I actually support bringing some sense into the heads of ridiculous primitive religious outlaws via a Predator Drone missile. Why are people talking down on American influence all the time? At least we live in the future where we are almost all Gods of our own lives with technology and nice things instead of believing in some Allah given rules that don't really exist. There is no reason not to completely bring Pakistan to it's knees for their continued incompetence and double-dealing tactics. We have the power but we are too nice to use it. I don't care at all what the Muslim world thinks. All of your backward mindless holy garbage is really the root of all our problems anyway isn't it? Besides "No war for oil" is just Muslim-sympathizers excuse to oppose war they know we will win. You don't understand the reality: Iraq was the lowest loss for a modern industrialized country in a war ever. Our influence is everywhere. We cannot lose because you cannot stop our products or our culture from eating away at your small-minded worldview. Our Economy loses entire nations GDP's in a economic downturn. Then we get it back again plus even more a few months later. You cannot stop us, so-called people of book,in your mosques, we are stronger than you. One day when America is Atheist we wont hesitate to care about your God or our version of THE LIE anymore and you will wish you had realized God doesn't exist. Maybe we NUKE both Palestine and Israel and then will you let Americans live in their own country without your pathetic excuse for false hope in an weak invisible nothing called Allah? ATHEIST FRONT

    September 28, 2011 at 12:20 am | Reply
    • You know better

      Now this is SATAN speaking through a person. What have you actually done that has not come from this earth. No more earth and you will be no more so keep deluding yourself that Muslims don't live on your earth and killing a part of this earth will effect you.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:24 am | Reply
  37. Peace Seeker

    In Libya head of Tripoli is X Taliban commander n US is supporting them with dollars and weapons in other end u blaming Pakistan for supporting terrorists , Us Zionist lobby doing its job do u think they care about Americans people , sorry to say how dumb u Americans are

    September 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | Reply
  38. SPQR

    How can you que the Haqqani, if you are ignoring the guy behind the guy ?

    September 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | Reply
  39. Teepeeformybunghole

    I pooted and sniffed it. It smelled like pakistani

    September 28, 2011 at 12:10 am | Reply
  40. PAK IS SATANS NATIONALDRINK CHILLED CAMEL URINE

    September 28, 2011 at 12:10 am | Reply
  41. ellen

    Now that HAS to mean Pakistan will be classified a state sponsor of a terrorist group! Finally

    September 28, 2011 at 12:09 am | Reply
  42. butt

    Pakistan has sought its existence in making trouble for others. ISI is a government. Within the gov of pakistan and therefore, the state of pakistan should be put on the terror list. We should have listened to its neighbors about its direct involvment in training, supporting and exporting terrorism long ago. It is a pariah state now and could become more dangerous to the world if not dissolved.

    September 28, 2011 at 12:08 am | Reply
    • who cares

      ISI had strong ties with the Americans. Could Pakistan ever trust America again that is a BIG question mark now.

      September 28, 2011 at 2:27 am | Reply
  43. Naughty Victorians

    Eh? The biggest terrorist and bully of the world the Jewunited states of America is on the Talibans terrorist list...Never mind the Haqqani freedom fighters of Pakistan..

    September 28, 2011 at 12:08 am | Reply
    • Anna

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      October 13, 2012 at 1:16 am | Reply
  44. PAK IS SATANS NATIONAL CHILLED CAMEL URINE

    September 28, 2011 at 12:04 am | Reply
  45. Kumar

    I am from India and India has been fighting the terrorists for the last 30+ years. It is the only vibrant and successful secular democracy in the whole region.

    It is very natural that India (the largest democracy) and the USA (oldest democracy) share common interests and resolve to fight terriorism.

    It is time for people in this country to understand how and why India was partitioned into India and Pakistan. India chose to be a peace loving and secular democarcy inspite of being predominantly Hindu country and Pakistan choose to be an islamic country. There are huge idealogical differences. Both countries got their independece together but today India is respected for its spiritual, progressive and peace loving nature, on the contrary Pakistan stands isolated. Inspite of being the 4th biggest militart power, India choses the path of peace and universal brotherhood as per Mahatma Gandhi's teachings.

    September 28, 2011 at 12:03 am | Reply
    • butt

      The truth is that pakis wanted toilets in their homes and indians didn't.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | Reply
      • SOME TEXT BOOKS PARAGRAPHS FROM PAKISTAN

        THATS WHY YOU SEE PAKISTANIES FLOATING AROUND ... I GUESS THEY LOVE WATER

        September 28, 2011 at 12:20 am |
      • Aus

        But Pakistan turned out to be one big 'toilet', messing up the entire neighborhood.

        September 28, 2011 at 2:00 am |
  46. PAK IS SATAN

    PAKISTAN SOLD THERE PPLE TO AMERICA

    LAND TO CHINA

    CRICKET TO BOOKIES

    SOUL TO TALIBAN

    WONDER WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN THIS SATAN COUNTRY

    September 28, 2011 at 12:01 am | Reply
    • You know better

      So you are saying that even the Kids there are of Satan really.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:04 am | Reply
      • PAK IS SATANS NATIONAL CHILLED CAMEL URINE

        YOU GOT IT ... EDUCATION IS BASED ON LIES PLEASE CHECK DAWNS ARTICLE

        The ideology of thought control in PakistanBy Maheen Usmani | DAWN.COM

        September 28, 2011 at 12:06 am |
      • You know better

        Well I think Pakistan has over 50 News Channels and didn't many of the commentators from Pakistan admit to the biases in education in the past and had extensive interviews. I heard a lot of stories so unless Dawn is the only news source you can't really claim the brainwashing part to be true.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:09 am |
    • Alex

      probably their whorehouse which nobody wanna visit because of HIV n what not ;)

      September 28, 2011 at 12:06 am | Reply
    • SOME TEXT BOOKS PARAGRAPHS FROM PAKISTAN

      September 6 commemorates the defense of the country against an Indian attack in 1965. According to our textbooks, it was India which attacked Lahore in the middle of the night, without any provocation, but our army won this war. The reality is that Pakistan started the 1965 war on August 5 by sending soldiers into Kashmir and India retaliated the following day.

      Instead of the soul searching and accountability undertaken by nations like Japan and Germany after devastating wars, our history textbooks explained the separation of East Pakistan in 1971 as an evil design by India which created the guerrilla group Mukhti Bahini in order to seize Pakistani territory. Although we lost half of Pakistan, there was no mention of the gross inequalities which led to the grievances of the Bengalis. Tens of thousands died, millions were displaced, atrocities were committed and the country was rent asunder. But the guilty were never punished.

      The seeds of the distortion of history and the preponderance of religious dogma which were sown decades ago are bearing fruit today. Examples from the curriculum designed by the Federal Ministry of Education abound. The Social Studies textbook for Class 7 says: “European nations have been working during the past three centuries, through conspiracies on naked aggression to subjugate the countries of the Muslim world.”

      Muslim world.”

      14-year-old students of Pakistan Studies are being taught that: “one of the reasons of the downfall of the Muslims in the sub-continent was the lack of the spirit of jihad.”

      13-year-olds are instructed: “In Islam jihad is very important…..The person who offers his life never dies….All the prayers nurture one’s passion of jihad.”

      Thus, a primary and secondary school environment is being created which is nurturing prejudice and extremism. “College and university come much too late; change must begin at the primary and secondary school level,” sums up physicist and lecturer Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy.
      Although religious schools or madrassas in Pakistan are often blamed for breeding extremism, only 6 per cent of children are educated in these schools. Furthermore, research does not confirm the link between madrassa education and terrorism. The cause for the intolerance experienced by Ahmadis, Hindus and Christians lies in public education, structured as it has been to defend Pakistan against some phantom enemy. Non-Muslims are forced to read the same textbooks which contain derogatory remarks against Hindus, e.g being eternal enemies of Muslims. Our myopic educational system discourages questioning and causes ethnic and religious minorities to be viewed with suspicion.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | Reply
      • You know better

        Oooooooo Jihad now I am scared. Jihad only means struggle in Islam and this struggle can be non violent like between the persons good or bad qualities or armed like the one that has becoming synonymous with it. And the downfall of Muslims in subcontinent in Pakistan is attributed to the lavish life style of Mughals and their lack of unity.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:19 am |
      • SOME TEXT BOOKS PARAGRAPHS FROM PAKISTAN

        FCK THE JIHAD .. SEE HOW PAKIES ARE TOUGH ABOUT FAKE WARS THEY WON ... WHY WOULD YOU TEACH 12 OR 13 YEAR OLD THAT WHOLE WORLD IS AGAIN ISLAM AND INDIA ATTCKED PAKISTAN ... EVEN EDUCATED PPLE LIKE THIS AUTHER IN PAKISTAN KNOW ITS NOT TRUE

        September 28, 2011 at 12:28 am |
      • SOME TEXT BOOKS PARAGRAPHS FROM PAKISTAN

        MR YOU KNOW BETTER???

        WHAT HAPPEN TRUTH HURTS IN IT ... UR COUNTRY IS DOOMED COS OF HATE YOU PPLE PASTE IN HEART OF LIL KIDS

        September 28, 2011 at 12:47 am |
    • DeepThinker

      An over inflated Dinky, u want it !!

      September 28, 2011 at 1:35 am | Reply
  47. hilo, HI

    Here! Here!
    --and what an erie effed up picture that is.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:57 pm | Reply
    • hilo, HI

      this comment a reply to 'chris' below

      September 27, 2011 at 11:58 pm | Reply
      • Chris

        Thanks. I'm just mad that no one seems to remember history. Going all the way back to Alexander the Great, the lesson we should have learned was, you don't f**k with Afghans on their home soil. Not with conventional military, anyway. They just go and hide out until you leave, and then keep doing the same things they've always done. Greece found that out, Persia found that out, the Mongols found that out, the Turks found that out, the English found that out, the Soviets found that out, all the hard way, and now it's our turn.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:17 am |
  48. jim

    Ron Paul. Simple as that.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:57 pm | Reply
  49. Chris

    Am I the only one wondering why our embassy in Afghanistan, if we've been there since 2002 and essentially run the country, looks like... well, a concrete frame? I think shlt is going way worse than they tell us. Just GTFO of there. We're not changing anything any more than the Soviets changed things in the 80s. Just cut and run. We can't afford this anymore.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:55 pm | Reply
  50. Indian PM drinks his pee

    Ok.It's almost midnight and time to get to bed. Peace to all. I am very confident that PEACE will prevail in this world one day.

    PS To my Indian friends, don't 4get to drink your fresh glass of pee b4 bed.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:50 pm | Reply
    • Alex

      U're just another a*hole from Porkistan...live on grant from US n then try to bite the same hand...all u guys know is breed like pigs n now ur whole country smells of pork!!!

      September 28, 2011 at 12:03 am | Reply
      • Indian PM drinks his pee

        That was a good one Alexandra. I`ve been beaten by a transvestite.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:13 am |
      • oh yeah

        o phudoo lodo... paki u nahi marein ge... tani din ke lie nai, asmaan ke iye nahi magar collective destrsuction ke liye marein ge.... poori dunya ko 2nd strike capability dekhaienge ge.. alll o akbar... jang laga ke dekho... bund hai ahr loday ki... we will tk u 1000 yrs bk in life ... just try messing with us... we fucked with india for 800 yrs n they cudnt do anything... u want even know where n wat it hit u !!!!!!!

        September 28, 2011 at 1:55 am |
  51. So What else ?

    I am just waiting to see if China is going to be as Bad as the US. It is the next super power. After Britain it was US and Russia. Then US similar model to Britain but only difference didn't make long term occupation commitments. Now after US it seems China will be next will be good to see how that turns out. History in the making.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:45 pm | Reply
    • hilo, HI

      China actually is more civilized than pll make them out to be (yes there are 'issues' but still.....)
      Meanwhile, despite the only sound BIRTH CONTROL plan on the planet (in that they at least HAVE one -harsh as it seems, they had a famine, and everywhere else is just begging for one of their won, including USA)....China is running out of food and drinkable water. Despite their best efforts. So......How 'nice' can they afford to be??
      We owe them Big -maybe they want the corn and wheat belt to clear the debts?

      September 27, 2011 at 11:55 pm | Reply
      • Its your turn now.

        Power corrupts people and absolute power absolutely corrupts people if there is a day China is in the similar power position as the US it will be just as bad. I am not saying that China is bad it is just the truth. Just look through all the powerful empires all they did was to destroy small empires or countries in this case. US and Russia never went head to head but went after small countries that were powerless. They become just a bunch of bullies.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:01 am |
    • Chris

      Yeah, well, the old rules don't apply like that anymore. Britain in the early 20th century didn't posses thousands of nukes. We do. China has some, but they were never a serious Cold War player; only a pawn to play against the Soviets once their philosophical differences became clear. The US and Russia are still the big dogs in the pack; make no mistake about that.

      September 28, 2011 at 12:00 am | Reply
  52. Shahid

    "The United States will soon designate the Haqqani network, the al Qaeda-linked group considered to be a major threat against U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, as a foreign terrorist organization, U.S. officials tell CNN"
    And "who created Haqqani Network"? U.S lol

    September 27, 2011 at 11:44 pm | Reply
    • Its your turn now.

      They are just negotiating with them to see if they will turn their guns towards Pakistan like Tehreeke Taliban Pakistan. That way they won't get droned everyday and they will focus on any other group that is aligned with Pakistan in the region. Remember the Drone attack on peace Jirga organized to fight against Tehreeke Taliban Pakistan. US is helping terrorists against Pakistan.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:49 pm | Reply
    • JP

      Too little, too late. People everywhere should be boiling mad that so many young Americans were mamed and killed because the government acted so slowly. It has been public knowledge for years that the entire country of Pakistan is the enemy, not just the Haqqani Network. Everybody knows this. So, when are we going to admit it? How many more soldiers are going to die because of it?

      September 27, 2011 at 11:54 pm | Reply
  53. c

    so THEY declare a new enemy, who the US CIA actually works with, just like the CIA used to work with Al Qaeda....does anyone see the folly in this? Or are you so blindly "patriotic" that you confuse patriotism with logic, and if should anyone criticize our failed, corrupt foreign policy you are fearful of being deemed unpatriotic. These wars need to end. I do not wish to pay trillions of dollars a year, 1 million dollars per deployed US soldier, to chase a bunch of dudes with RPGs, M 16's and horses through some mountains. THE WAR ON TERROR IS BULL S HIT. Look into what destroyed World Trade Center 7 on 9/11....a plane never hit the buildings, yet a few floors on fire brought down WTC 7, a 47 story skyscraper on 9/11 around 5:20 on 9/11....NIST and FEMA can't explain how it came down. So we are supposed to just deem it as a "mystery" and move on???!??? NO! Bombs could have only logically brought down WTC 7, and WTC 1 and WTC 2 came down the exact same way. Jets could not have brought down those buildings alone, the architects of the World Trade Center buildings are on record, interviewed stating the buidings were made to withstand being hit by Boeing 747's. Look it up. Look up buildingwhat .org.....Our government will just declare new enemies when they tire of the old ones, they will claim they killed Bin Laden when and where convenient despite having ZERO PROOF. They blatantly lied about WMD's in Iraq and we all know it. We can not trust mainstream media, we can not trust our government, all power hungry, corrupt sell outs to big corporations and the military industrial complex. END THE WARS, BRING THE TROOPS HOME-Only ONE man will do this and save our nation -VOTE RON PAUL 2012.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:43 pm | Reply
    • mullah dadullah

      dozens of skyscrappers burnt completely in sarajevo,during bosnian war.only one,made of glass,colapsed.the others are stll standing.they put windows and doors and stucco and people are living in them.check 'burning of bosnian parlament building' on you.tu.be

      September 27, 2011 at 11:52 pm | Reply
  54. Steve Shine

    NEW NEWS?

    We have to debate about adding a "group" to the terroist list that has made enough noise to make to CNN as a "news story". REALLY? It took TWO of your reporters to co-author this story?

    September 27, 2011 at 11:39 pm | Reply
  55. Don't Trust Them

    anyone who trusts Pakistan is a fool. no country on the planet does so these posters protecting their country are clueless as to what their government has been up to. the Pakistan government has been knee deep in extreme Islam for a long time. this Haqqani stuff is old news. they've been hooked up with the ISA for many years. it's not rumor....it's fact and everyone knows it. extreme Islam is supported by a large section of their population and shows no sign of diminishing one bit. why would their leaders be any different?. on a more personal level, they are the culture i dread doing business with the worst. no other people i do business with lie and scam as much as my Pakistani customers. ask anyone in sales who deals with many cultures and they'll tell you the same. don't trust them!. (btw...i am muslim)

    September 27, 2011 at 11:36 pm | Reply
    • Zombieh8

      couldn't agree more. The Haqqani network with the help of Pakistanis probably knew where Bin Laden was all along, since they have been working in cooperation with each other for a number of years.

      Putting them on a terrorist list will lead to a war with Pakistan which I really don't want as my town is starting to look like a third world country. Time to stop all this BS and rebuild our own country.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:42 pm | Reply
  56. Indian PM drinks his pee

    To all people who love Indian food and sweets, Did you know the food and sweets are sprinkled with cow pee for blessings. If you don't believe me ask your Indian friend or your favorite Indian restaurant owner.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:36 pm | Reply
    • WhatTheheck

      You are one big looser and a pig head... go get yourself education on what goes on in the world... PigDickHead

      September 27, 2011 at 11:52 pm | Reply
      • Indian PM drinks his pee

        Did I hit a nerve or it was onfirmed what I said.

        September 27, 2011 at 11:57 pm |
      • Indian PM drinks his pee

        It's LOSER and not LOOSER and you want me to get an education. Stupid Indian (probably the outcome of an overdose of pee).

        September 28, 2011 at 12:07 am |
    • IM INDIAN

      Ha ha ha ... typical frustrated Paki. Sorry can't stop laughing. That's all you could come up with? Sprinkle with cow pee, seriously my little Paki friend? Did your mommy tell you that? 5yr old should not be on the internet. Get off the computer and finish your homework. Now.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:55 pm | Reply
      • Indian PM drinks his pee

        I already finished my stinkin homework and it was only then that I was allowed to go and p* off Indians.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:01 am |
    • SAMS

      Well dude if u were born like any one else you were covered in PEE too but then you are Allah's dudeski so guess you were born through an arse hole!!!

      September 28, 2011 at 1:59 am | Reply
    • Siphokazi

      Posted on Some people, acualtly more and more, take care of themselves naturally, and by that I mean by watching what they eat and drink and by using more natural methods like herbs, adjustments, meditation, breathing and exercise. They usually eat less meat or no meat and no fried foods and definitely less processed foods. They also favor alternative therapy methods which unfortunately are usually not covered by our traditional insurance companies. Some people use energy medicine. All of these people are healthier and their costs for maintaining health are much less than the people who follow the mainstream diet of processed foods, sugar drink, allopathic drugs, expensive tests, surgery and eventually chemo and radiation.

      October 12, 2012 at 11:59 pm | Reply
  57. Kevi

    For those who want a war, it is not a matter to get into another problem. Why can't learn from other countries and try to get a better homework? The debt is so high right now and if it continues like this other country will be our owner. The sweet times are over and there will be no winners. Hard enough to pay our taxes when we don't know for sure where the economy will take Us. I think We have many problems at home already, but for sure I would not help that country with money. There must be a better way to deal with these problems, even when can't see the results.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:31 pm | Reply
  58. Hotstuff

    Indian and Pakistani guys are hot. The governments might suck, but the guys are hot.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Reply
    • ukt87

      Well everyone is hot there in the summer. Especially in Pakistan when there is a power outage for 12 hours during summer they become really hot indeed.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:31 pm | Reply
      • Indian PM drinks his pee

        After that 12 hour power outage, the Pakistani guys become even hotter.

        September 27, 2011 at 11:38 pm |
      • usa

        I like that

        September 27, 2011 at 11:40 pm |
      • Aus

        After a couple of suicide bombblast, it is even hotter in Pak.
        It feels like hell in Pakistan.
        Hell, it is a hellhole!

        September 28, 2011 at 2:15 am |
  59. Nasir

    After losing the so-called 10 years of war on terrorism The US needs a scapegoat. If CIA was that much strong enough why didn't he pointed out Haqqani Network 10 years before, till now the network would have been eliminated. What a pitty on US side....

    September 27, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Reply
    • HZ

      It's sort of silly to think the Taliban types are winning when you consider that if they 'win' they will be living 400 years in the past and living without hot water or toilets. Good for them! They can have it. The U.S. only defeated itself... politicians always make stupid decisions to tie the hands of the military. I can gurantee you that if the military had been given free reign the war would have been over after about 2-3 years and would have included getting the Pakistani government to surrender and re-organize their thinking too.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:51 pm | Reply
      • mullah dadullah

        your chicken puup marines haven't fought even the 1/1000th of 1% of muslims.and they lost.i wish you sent ground troops into iran and pakistan.you need to burry 2-3 millions of your youth to finally stop fantasizing.

        September 28, 2011 at 12:14 am |
  60. jawad

    September 27, 2011 at 11:26 pm | Reply
  61. -

    Ron Paul 2012!

    September 27, 2011 at 11:26 pm | Reply
  62. Not So Gullible

    This whole terrorist scare tactic is really getting old.
    When are we going to accept that the so called "terrorists" we label them as are just resistance fighters that are sick of the big guys coming in and messing up their home?
    Sure, all the muslims are terrorists, just like all the Vietnamese were communists.
    Even this page design is laughable. Security Clearance? Give me a break! Can't anyone see this is melodramatic media hogwash!?

    September 27, 2011 at 11:25 pm | Reply
  63. F L Schmild.

    The United States will soon designate Bozo, Batman, and Mr. Clean as terrorists.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:24 pm | Reply
  64. Kevi

    this will get very complicated and don't see a good end. No need another war in progress I think We had just enough. Who do you think is going to pay for?

    September 27, 2011 at 11:21 pm | Reply
  65. mullah dadullah

    us is no 1 terrorist of all

    September 27, 2011 at 11:14 pm | Reply
  66. virgoptrex

    pakistan is gonna be destroyed and it is inevitable.....an end of terrorist state!

    September 27, 2011 at 11:14 pm | Reply
    • Kevi

      Are you willing to pay with your taxes a new world with no victory?

      September 27, 2011 at 11:22 pm | Reply
  67. F L Schmild.

    Haqqani, Shmaqqani. Who cares.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm | Reply
  68. pickle

    So this means more money will be spent on war. Our economy will suffer. And now we got someone else to blame for all the worlds troubles. This is great, what an entertaining and refreshing article. Thank you for enlightening us. But shouldn't we take break, fix our internal problems, bring home the troops that are being maimed, mentally and physically. This needs to end. America needs to stop looking for excuses to continue a failed war. We chased a man , one man Osama Bin Laden. In exchange for thousands of our troops dying and thousands more becoming injured. Not only were our people hurt by this but even more foreigners died because of our interaction in the middle east. Hundreds of thousands of people there have died, and who knows how many injured. We like to live in ignorance of these facts, in order to stand for a illusion of justice and freedom. Look at our politics. Look at the poor and the rich. This your democracy. Is this something to be proud of. We are nothing more than broken people.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm | Reply
    • mullah dadullah

      in your 'land of the free' you cannot even get out and peacefully protest.mad dogs in uniforms will pepper spray you and wrestle you down and jail you.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:24 pm | Reply
  69. bob

    o poop

    September 27, 2011 at 11:09 pm | Reply
  70. us

    How many American killed by Haqni group? = 0
    How many American killed by Cantaloupe ? = 16

    September 27, 2011 at 11:09 pm | Reply
    • Not So Gullible

      *Like*

      September 27, 2011 at 11:26 pm | Reply
    • usa

      about 500

      September 27, 2011 at 11:42 pm | Reply
  71. -

    If you want real information about really is going on in this world goto
    http://www.infowars.com

    You can't hide the truth CNN! Americans are awakening!

    September 27, 2011 at 11:08 pm | Reply
  72. GOPSucksSoBad

    Obama has nailed more terrorists than any GOP doofus of a president could comprehend. Takes brains & commitment ya know. Texans linked to oil wars need not apply.

    September 27, 2011 at 11:03 pm | Reply
  73. LibsLie

    I thought change and hope bring us together reduce unemployment messiah of liberals would make pakistan love us more not less?? OMG does this mean we have the most inept foreign and domestic policy president in history how can this be he is creating terrorists............it must be a mistake. Or is it regardless of Obama ficiton muslim nutjobs will always hate us and we should just not pay them to hate us?

    September 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm | Reply
  74. spm

    Pakistan is a bad country, hands down. They are not deserving of trust and never have been. Like all other Muslim countries, they refuse to be responsible for themselves. There is no point in adding any group to a terror list, rather Pakistan itself should be added, and it should be removed from existence. They want money, not peace.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:59 pm | Reply
    • Indian PM drinks his pee

      You ungrateful wretch. Pakistan has been doing your dirty work since it came into existence. First, it was counter weigh to India during the cold war. Next it helped destroy the USSR and fought the US' proxy war against Russia. And now, it's helping to protect the US' butt cause your incompetent military and intelligence cannot do it.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:06 pm | Reply
      • nishant

        i am guessing you are a pakistani,,,,just a wild guess. the WORLD knows pakistan is a terrorist state and there isnt anything handful of people like you do to change the fact, get with the program or get run over by the mighty, people like you come to western country and hate the very fabric of that nation, i am an Asian Indian American but i consider myself American first and foremost...i dont expect you guys to change your view anything soon or for that matter this life time.

        September 27, 2011 at 11:16 pm |
      • chibidw

        I wouldn't talk about incompetent military given a country that didn't even see the terrorist leader living in a mansion in one of Pakistan's most affluent cities. Or worse, was harboring him.

        Or a country who screams "sovereignty, sovereignty, sovereignty!" at anyone who tries to help them even while the merciless grip of Sharia law creeps ever closer to Islamabad with each passing day.

        Anything that happens to Pakistan at this point, whether it be from the US or the Taliban or Al Qaeda, they deserve. Their cities will be torn with suicide explosions until there is nothing left, while they still scream of maintaining their "sovereignty" until the very end.

        September 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm |
      • Indian

        People who have low self-esteem survive on talking shit about others. It gives them momentary pleasure.... Your name shows the level of your self-esteem... you are obsessed with India and you have no identity without India.... Indians may be Cow pee drinkers, but let Medical science tell you how many health benefits it have.... I'll just tell you that we are not Blood drinkers of the innocent people..... Pakistan is in a mess created by it, and it cannot blame anyone else about it... As far as India is concerned it has always voiced the truth, which the world took time to accept but it finally has too.... Truth cannot be hidden..... You will be burnt in the fire of jealousy and hatred with in you...

        September 28, 2011 at 12:03 am |
    • pickle

      your very ignorant. Your product of American ignorance. you should become more learned rather than creating your own illusions of conformity

      September 27, 2011 at 11:17 pm | Reply
    • Trouthful

      Mughals were defeated by tribes between Afghans and Pakistan, Europeons were defeated there later...Rusia invated later and lost the war...Now it is United states.....So sorry

      September 27, 2011 at 11:37 pm | Reply
      • Indian

        Which version of History have you learned....
        By the way, there was no pakistan when Moguls invaded India.... If they were defeted here then by the Hindu rulers who ruled the area back then...
        Straighten your History please... and please study History beyond what the modified version taught to you in your school

        September 28, 2011 at 12:06 am |
  75. LibsLie

    You better stop of we will not bow and appologize to you and its all Bush's fault still hell twenty five years from now the dem president will still be saying even with a dem congress it was still Bush's fault any hurricane, any war, any expense any unemployment........hell any abortion is Bush's fault he did not pay reparations so they had to abort the third term crack baby..........hand pelosi the scalpel ...........Obama the great whiner finger pointer spender liar in chief.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:58 pm | Reply
  76. Sam

    dont understand what took so long to do this. Waiting till ass burn i think. CIA is ineffective against ISI.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:57 pm | Reply
    • nishant

      ISI is made of bunch of illiterate dolts..where to CIA is simply the best, you cant compare dirty with chocolate.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:18 pm | Reply
      • Indian PM drinks his pee

        Nishant, give up man and stop kissing US' butt. You ain't getting any more visas. BTW, did you hear about that old Indian coot that molested a young American girl on the airplane or the Indian young man that filmed a gay schoolmate and then posted it online. THE GAY GUY KILLED HIMSELF. You must be so proud of your people.

        September 27, 2011 at 11:29 pm |
  77. Abner Kravitz

    Maulvi Haqqani rose to prominence and was recognized as a senior military leader during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. He visited the White House during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Ronnie Reagan and Ollie North...the gift that just keeps giving.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:57 pm | Reply
    • Indian PM drinks his pee

      As Malcom X would say "chickens have come home to roost".

      September 27, 2011 at 11:01 pm | Reply
  78. Indian PM drinks his pee

    Amit, get a job and stop living on social security. Where would anyone find the time to write such a long essay about Pakistan and Muslims? You are obsessed with Pakistan aren't you?

    September 27, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Reply
    • Indian

      Your name sounds you are more obsessed with India... you blood drinker of Innocent people

      September 28, 2011 at 12:09 am | Reply
  79. LibsLie

    As always anything PinocchiObama the great appologist and dictator kisser gludius maximus will do it from a point of utter weakness and whimpering where as he will continue to demonize law abiding tax paying non criminal tea party protesters and fox news while kissing up to criminals and union thugs with criminal records and tax cheating skunks like Buffet the rich libby liar........we could not have anything else out of flatlander chi-town corruptions.......

    September 27, 2011 at 10:55 pm | Reply
  80. Roy

    Politicans wan't to keep this thing going they are profiting from it while our country keeps going down the drain in debt.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:54 pm | Reply
  81. ziegfeldf

    This article will give you some idea of the clanky bureaucracy that is sucking up your tax money to fight the so-called war on terrorism. Seriously: read that last paragraph again.

    Clearly, being smarter and quicker than any potential terrorists isn't going be part of the plan. Look forward to repression, loss of privacy and civil rights, arbitrary detention and torture to become more common. It will begin in earnest after the next successful "terrorist" act (as defined by the government itself).

    September 27, 2011 at 10:52 pm | Reply
  82. Brian

    This sounds like a threat. I ask – are they a terrorist group? If yes then they belonged on the list when we first heard about them, not this – Hey, do what we want or we're adding this group of people to our terrorist list, duh...

    September 27, 2011 at 10:51 pm | Reply
  83. -

    Another terror group so the US gov't can stage another terror attack and blame someone else. That would explain all the terror drills they have been running in Denver.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:50 pm | Reply
    • omegarising

      They are not just running drills in Denver but in various places around the U.S. Obviously they are getting ready for another false flag, probably a bigger false flag than 911 even.

      September 27, 2011 at 10:55 pm | Reply
  84. david

    derek, you need to watch yourself. Soldiers read this stuff to dude. I dont wanna see that crap. if you personally think that, walk outside and tell that to the next soldier you see, the next firefighter, the next police officer...and i guarantee you...you will regret that statement.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:48 pm | Reply
  85. Amit-Atlanta-USA

    Here’s an ABSOLUTELY GREAT “MUST WATCH” video from a well known Astrologist PREDICTING way back in 2009 the INEVITABLE GREAT CLASH between AMERICA & PAKISTAN in 2012 leading to the DESTRUCTION OF THE PAKISTANI STATE!!!

    Even though I am myself deeply skeptical about astrological predictions, it’s ASTOUNDING to see how this ASTROLOGIST FORESEES the sequence of events based exclusively on the PAKISTANI PSYCHE of DECIET & GREED, and correlating that with the astrological line up for the Pakistani state using various calendars including the Mayan calendar.. If we look at the EVENTS UNFOLDING RIGHT NOW we can only wonder JUST HOW ACCURATE THE PREDICTIONS SEEM!!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:48 pm | Reply
    • muslim khan

      Complete rubbish. lol, these predictions never come true. This old man needs to predict the dismemberment of his own country where poverty is creeping to no end.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Reply
    • Indian_aw

      To all Indians pretending as Americans here , if you want to fight Pakistan, fight with your own dimes. Americans are worried about their jobs and economy they want to end this nonsense.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:30 pm | Reply
  86. solution sam

    You know what? It's time to just wipe the slate clean. And I'm not just talking Pakistan. The entire middle east. A bombs. Why not. Can't trust them, will never change. World would be a better place.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:46 pm | Reply
    • omegarising

      disillusioned much?

      September 27, 2011 at 10:49 pm | Reply
    • Zombieh8

      Unfortunately, that is probably the only way to handle this situation for good. It worked in Japan, why not try it out over there?

      September 27, 2011 at 11:38 pm | Reply
  87. omegarising

    Well, if Haqqani is added to the terrorist list at least they will be in good company along with, the constitutional believing U.S. citizen, those who believe in rights and liberties and of course according to the U.S. criminal government, the biggest terrorists of all, patriots who have served our country in the military. I think the Haqqani would be proud to be put on such a terrorist list.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Reply
  88. SconnieGuz

    Who gives a flying f uk anymore? They hate us...we hate them....just the way it's going to be.

    September 27, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Reply
  89. Amit-Atlanta-USA

    WATCH MY WORDS...END GAME FOR PAKISTAN..What will happen next on the US-Pak hostilities?

    a) US will designate The Haqqanis as a Terror NW & increase Drone strikes many fold. (I said this before we saw any such news on this!)

    b) Pak will continue torching more US/NATO (coalition) trucks, attacking coalition & Afghan govt. targets in Afghanistan, and killing coalition soldiers through their proxies, causing large scale destruction of coalition property/disrupting supplies/ and causing bodily harm to coalition soldiers & Afghan troops & police.

    c) US will suspend/minimize all coalition supplies through Pak, relying more on alternate routes through Central Asia.

    d) US will cut all military aid to Pakistan and stop all cooperation with Pakistan’s intelligence agencies.

    e) US will expand the battle into Pak by pursuing the terrorists, attacking them through aerial bombardment/artillery strikes.

    f) Public anger in Pakistan against US will explode, causing escalation in attacks on western interests in Pakistan – incl. embassies/5-star hotels frequented by westerners, kidnappings often times covertly by Pak Security agencies to terrorize Americans, even as Pakistani govt. turns a BLIND EYE or pretend they are doing everything in their power to prevent such acts/trace the culprits!.

    g) US will warn Pakistan repeatedly to control the anger in Pak.

    h) Pakistan will demand US to stop all hostilities against Pak first.

    i) Pakistan will see large-scale anarchy with terrorists (Pakistani Taliban) and others joining hands and attacking the Pakistani state causing wide spread destruction/loss of lives, to further their own jihadist goal of capturing the Pakistani state and its WMDs.

    j) Pakistan govt. & army will host an all-party conference & joint session of their legislatures where an unanimous, vociferous demand will be made to initiate all necessary retaliatory action against coalition attacks.

    k) Pakistan will respond by attacking/shooting down our drones/helicopters/artillery barrage into NATO positions in Afghanistan.

    l) Finally leading to a possible escalation into DIRECT US-Pak conflict.

    m) Pak will continue its attacks by sponsoring more devastating terror strikes in US/Europe.

    n) If that continues further US will rope in Israel & India, & DIVIDE PAK, & SEIZE their ISLAMIC BOMB which constitutes the single greatest EXISTENTIAL THREAT to America, Europe, Israel & India (in that order!)!

    o) As a revenge Pakistan will gift away some Low Yield Theater Nuclear bombs that are easier to conceal (in a suit case etc.) to the Jihadists to attack the west.

    p) While most Nuclear material & bombs, will be intercepted by US, European security agencies, some may make their way into the west.

    q) May result in a dirty bomb or even a large scale WMD attack in the US/Europe aided by the local disgruntled Pakistani/ Arab Diaspora.

    r) Add to this events unfolding in the ME, Palestinians not succeeding in having a state of their own due to US veto, Palestinians never giving up their right to destroy Israel, Israeli actions to safeguard their populace & the Jewish character of their nation through actions seen as detrimental to Palestinian interests, Egypt and Jordan abrogating their peace treaties with Israel in response to increasing ant-Semitism in their countries as a result of overthrow of US supported moderate regimes and their take over by radicals such as the Muslim Brotherhood, Hezbollah, Hamas; Turkey joining the anti-western and anti-Israeli camp; Iran developing Nuclear weapons and threatening to wipe Israel off the map, and the Saudis downgrading their special relationship with the US in protest against US indifference to Palestinian statehood (with in 1967 borders) and US pressure on the Saudi Royal Family for greater freedoms political, religious, women’s rights etc. in the Kingdom.

    s) Compounded by increasing unrest among Muslim Diaspora in the west, aided by outwardly moderates like CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA finding cause with Islamists world-over by holding US policies responsible for the anger against America all over the Muslim world, incl. Muslims in America & Europe, and fighting for undue Muslim rights at the cost of other Americans in the garb of religious freedoms.

    t) May signal the beginning of large scale organized profiling of Muslims in the west, curbing their immigration.

    u) Potentially the beginning of the real of CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS with as foreseen in several prophecies, and as depicted in the Hollywood movie “THE SEIGE” starring Denzel Washington!!!!

    Amit-Atlanta-USA

    September 27, 2011 at 10:44 pm | Reply
    • PooDIPIDI

      Wow, you're right...

      September 27, 2011 at 10:52 pm | Reply
    • Sam

      Good story. Join Hollywood.

      September 27, 2011 at 10:55 pm | Reply
    • us

      Please take your medication!!!

      September 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm | Reply
    • Mike

      Then I will wake up and realize that reason for bad drean was that I was sleeping in my dirty underwear. Otherwise world is staying same and Pakistan is being protected by china and other regional powers and India is still dreaming to destroy it

      September 27, 2011 at 11:06 pm | Reply
    • Pakistani

      Hahahaha you must be high punk when writing all this crap. how the fk do you Indian come up with such a fukup stories ??? What kinda freaking drugs you taking chutiya ?? I got one word for you, IN YOUR DREAMS! lollll

      September 27, 2011 at 11:19 pm | Reply
    • aamjadh@yahoo.com

      A typical Indian dream. keep dreaming. Living in US does not make someone American. US is not going to fight for India. both US and Pak know know they are not friends. they both are fighting WWE style wrestling. making their public and audience like you believe that a real fight is going on. At the moment US is looking how to exit with respect. with all the economic issues US can not continue this war. so India has to fund these Pakistani Taliban by herself.

      September 27, 2011 at 11:21 pm | Reply
    • agile

      Amit,

      We suspect you are an IT consultant/PM.

      September 28, 2011 at 1:20 am | Reply
  90. PooDIPIDI

    Yes more terror! yes YES! Be scared everyone! Be very scared and give up your rights for false security before it's too late!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:42 pm | Reply
  91. aaron

    who cares?! what does this have to do with problem at home? not a GD thing!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:42 pm | Reply
  92. drogo, the stallion that mounted the world

    Timely declaration since this has been going on since Day 1!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:41 pm | Reply
  93. prplsr

    lol like anyone gives a flying fukk wha tamericunts think or say anymore. keep killing americunts and let them whine all they want

    September 27, 2011 at 10:39 pm | Reply
  94. derek

    STOP 'FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM' YOU U.S. TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    September 27, 2011 at 10:36 pm | Reply
    • hi

      Stop trying to jump on the anti-american bandwagon you idiot. Enough people are doing that already to stir up attention

      September 27, 2011 at 10:46 pm | Reply
    • Sam

      stop beheading infants and woman you asshole

      September 27, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Reply
      • who cares

        so invading countries first.

        September 28, 2011 at 2:13 am |

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