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India Demands ‘Strong Action’ From Pakistan

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Posted on Dec 1, 2008
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Making their own demands: Indian citizens gather in protest Sunday outside Mumbai’s Taj Mahal hotel against the government’s inability to prevent terror attacks.

After reports emerged that the perpetrators of last week’s terror siege in Mumbai were allegedly members of the Kashmiri guerrilla organization Lashkar-i-Taiba, Indian officials called upon their Pakistani neighbors to back up their pledges of support with concerted action to crack down on militants.


Bloomberg.com:

India blamed “elements” from Pakistan for last week’s deadly Mumbai terror attacks and told its neighbor to match its words of cooperation with “strong action” to build a “qualitative new relationship.”

The attacks that began Nov. 26 and ended three days later have threatened to derail peace talks between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Nov. 27 said India will “go after” individuals and organizations behind the assault, while Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said his government will act, provided there’s evidence.

“It was conveyed to the Pakistan High Commissioner that Pakistan’s actions needed to match the sentiments conveyed by its leadership,” Vishnu Prakash, India’s foreign ministry spokesman, told reporters [Monday] in New Delhi.

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By Folktruther, December 2, 2008 at 11:30 am Link to this comment

The US-Israel has now involved India actively in the War On Terrorism with what appears to be the same kind of false flag operation as 9/11-anthrax.  Appartently most of the casualties were a few terrorists firing automatic weapons into a crowded train station.  The other casualties, Israel, American and British, were apparently for public relations purposes in the Western media.  And for military imperialists like Frank to chew on.

Obama appears to be signing on to the extension of the War to India, to exert pressure on Pakistan.  This increases the possibility of a nuclear war but, for those who want to legitimate the use of nuclear weapons, this is all to the good.

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By Frank, December 2, 2008 at 5:38 am Link to this comment

coloradokarl,  those who take a rational, evidence-based approach and choose the most obvious explanation ( Occam’s razor)  are not the ‘kool-aid’ drinkers of the world.  That term better applies to those who reject evidence in favor of a pre-conceived absurdly-complex conspiracy theory that fits their personal bias.


You are in the same boat with the devoutly religious (I’m an atheist). If Jim Jones had been a conspiracy theorist among other things, you might have fit in well at Jonestown. You have faith in your own personal worldview and are not interested in any evidence that challenges it. Anyone or anything that doesn’t agree with you is seen as part of a cover-up by the conspiracy. This is why most intelligent people will simply reject your arguments up front and not bother debating you on the topic, because they realize the futility of arguing against blind faith, where reason, science, and evidence are accorded no value.

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By coloradokarl, December 1, 2008 at 8:06 pm Link to this comment

FRANK, You have tasted the Kool-Aid?? I’m impressed!!! now close your eyes and visualize WORLD PEACE!!!

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By Wayne from Jeremiah Films, December 1, 2008 at 5:46 pm Link to this comment
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to BlogWatch: Terrorism
http://www.jeremiahfilms.com/BlogWatch/terrorism/1201f

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By Frank, December 1, 2008 at 4:21 pm Link to this comment

No, no, this is all wrong. It doesn’t matter what the captured guy confessed to, or what solid intelligence tells us, or what evidence is found to support the idea that these were Islamic radicals trained in Pakistan or elsewhere. Taking such a rational investigative approach is so close-minded. It’s so neocon.

Obviously, we already know this was a false flag operation carried out by the New World Order/Illuminati/Israel/Blackwater/Skull’n'Bones/Enron crowd.  They all go to the same secret country club I’ve heard, so they are all probably involved.

Who needs evidence when a really spiffy conspiracy theory and plenty of righteous indignation for anyone who questions it? Right, truthdiggers?

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