Monday, January 23, 2006

Very Bad Man, Very Very Bad Man

Oh Pakistan, when are you going to stop harboring Islamic jihadists and lying about it? We could be friends, we really could.

In what is rapidly becoming a national embarrassment for the Great Satan's intelligence sector, the CIA mistakenly killed 18 people, including four children, in a drone plane bombing of a residential area in Damadola Pakistan (which I can't find on a map but assume is near the Afghan border). Full story (unbiased?) here:,16937,1686918,00.html

Not since Jerry lost Babu's visa renewal papers have tensions between the two countries been this strained.

For a full account of the foreign policy debacle that is the Afghan region, you can read Steve Coll's Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001.


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